Karolyn Rhodes
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Obituary of Karolyn H. Rhodes

Smethport - Karolyn H. Rhodes, 82, of Cyclone, died Sunday (March 24, 2019) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford.


She was born Sept. 19, 1936 in Ridgway, a daughter of Charles H. and Frances Lucille Walizer Harbridge.  On July 29, 1955, in the United Methodist Church of Smethport, she married Richard L. Rhodes, who died on June 29, 2017.


Mrs. Rhodes attended Ridgway schools and was a graduate of Smethport High School.  She was a housewife tending to the needs of her family.


She was a member of the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 Auxiliary of Smethport.


She is survived by:

Two daughters:  Cheryl (Joe) Thomas of Duke Center and Cindy (Gary) Master of Gifford

Two sons: Charles L. Rhodes of Cyclone and Craig A. Rhodes of Bradford

Three grandchildren:  Hilary Commino, Lisa Master and Shane Master

Three great-grandchildren: Kiersten Unverdorben, Braxton Commino, and Ivy Master

A twin sister: Kathryn H. Kinkead of Ridgway and several nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one great grandchild, Nevaeh Unverdorben, and one sister, Sara L. Denning.


In keeping with Karolyn’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral services.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford, PA  16701, or the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.  Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

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