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Daniel Joseph Rhoads, Sr.

Obituary for Daniel Joseph Rhoads, Sr.

May 20, 2016
Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania

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Rhoads- Daniel Joseph Sr. of Meadowbrook, Pa. & Avalon, NJ. Born February 8, 1937 in Philadelphia. Died Suddenly on May 20, 2016. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years Elizabeth Ann, known as Betty (nee Reynolds). Son of the late Samuel M. and Regina (McCusker) Rhoads of St. Helena's Parish in the Olney section of Philadelphia. Dan was the eighth of nine Children. Father of Daniel J. Rhoads Jr. (Judy), Betty Chwastek (Frank), Renee M. Rhoads, Richard Rhoads (Cathy), Janine Rajauski (Richard) and the late Nicole Rhoads. Also sadly missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Brother to surviving siblings Kay Waters, Sr. Grace Rhoads, R.G.S. and Judy Morris. Founder of Rhoads Metal Fabrications, Inc. Affectionately known as "D1" and "The Old Man". His dedication, commitment, and work ethic towards the company and his family has been an integral part of Rhoads' success and growth. Those who had the opportunity to work with him, knew him to be fair, honest, humble, hardworking, and hilarious. This is truly a great loss for the Rhoads Company, His Wife, His Children, and their families.

Family and friends are invited to Dan's Life Celebration Mon Eve. 7-9 PM and Tues between 9-10:30AM Craft-Givnish of Abington 1801 Old York Rd. (at Old Welsh Rd.) and to participate in His Funeral Mass Tues. 11:15 AM Church of Our Lady Help of Christians. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Dan and his daughter Nicole, may be made to Laurel House- Nicole's Place, PO Box 764, Norristown, Pa. 19404 (www. Laurel-house.org)

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  • In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Dan and his daughter Nicole, may be made to Laurel House- Nicole's Place, PO Box 764, Norristown, Pa. 19404 (www. Laurel-house.org)
  • Laurel House- Nicole's Place
    PO Box 764
    Norristown, PA 19404

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Craft-Givnish Funeral Home of Abington, Ltd.

1801 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
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