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Allen E. Rhoads

October 14, 1946 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 75)

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Obituary

Allen Edward Rhoads, 75, of Springfield, PA passed away peacefully on May 23, 2022. 

Allen was the son of the late Lawrence (Slim) and Agnes Rhoads of Llanfair, PA. He graduated from Widener University.

Allen served in the Army and then dedicated his civilian career in Environmental Engineering to the U.S. Navy.  Allen received a Lifetime Achievement Award for 30 years of outstanding service from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Engineering Field Activity Northeast (NorthDiv).  Allen retired in 2002 but did not slow down.  He quickly got to work restoring his antique car.  As a member of the Historical Car Club of Pennsylvania, Allen won numerous awards for his 1934 Pontiac, including the prestigious Pancoast Award in 2011.  When he wasn’t busy restoring his car, Allen enjoyed hunting, gardening, and watching Eagles games with his friends and family.  Allen also became the unofficial family historian through his meticulous research and detailed documentation of his family’s genealogy and colorful stories.

Beloved husband of Patricia (Morrison); Loving Father to Christine (David) Biebel, David (Meghan) Rhoads, Heather (Jim) Rose; Cherished Grandfather to Toph, Finn, Ella, Addie, Parker, and Max. Also survived by his siblings, Ronnie (Al) Haring, Joey (Holly) Rhoads, and Jim (Beth) Rhoads. He is predeceased by his parents and sister Mary Ann Jewel.  He is also survived by many nephews, nieces, cousins and more. 

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Friday, May 27, 2022 9:30am Holy Cross Church, 651 E. Springfield Rd. Springfield, PA 19064 and to his Funeral Mass 10:30am in the Church. Int. SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Contributions can be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.

 

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Friday
May 27, 2022

9:30 AM
Holy Cross Church
651 E. Springfield Rd.
Springfield, PA 19064

Funeral Mass
Friday
May 27, 2022

10:30 AM
Holy Cross Church
651 E. Springfield Rd.
Springfield, PA 19064

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: https://www.stjude.org/donatetoday

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, https://www.stjude.org/donatetoday

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