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Obituary for Katherine Anita Rhodes

Katherine A. Rhodes of Doylestown, PA passed away at her residence on Sunday, January 7, 2024. She was 85.

Born in Paterson, NJ to the late James and Kathryn (Bradley) Gallagher, Katherine resided in Rockaway, NJ before moving to Buckingham Springs then Doylestown.

She was formerly employed as a payroll clerk with the Hanover Park School System in East Hanover, NJ. Katherine enjoyed traveling to different destinations with her Buckingham Springs and Mercer Hill friends. She enjoyed reading, Pinterest and using her iPad.

Beloved wife of the late David Rhodes; devoted mother of Susan Searles, Brian Rhodes, David Rhodes, and the late Kathryn Searles Green and John “Jack” Searles, III; dear aunt of Joe Stewart and the late Jay Stewart; also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be private under the direction of the Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home, 344 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the American Cancer Society or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be appreciated.

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