Pearl Cargill

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LAKEWOOD, N.Y. - Pearl I. Rhodes Cargill, 69, of Brookdale, Southwestern Drive, Lakewood, formerly of Route 242, East Randolph, passed away Sunday (Dec. 2, 2018) at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa.
She was born Jan. 9, 1949, in Olean, N.Y., the daughter of the late Cleone Leslie and Mille Rose Remington Rhodes. On Sept. 1, 1967, in Salamanca, she married Ronald James Cargill, who died July 28, 2012.
Pearl attended Allegany High School, was a homemaker and retired from Truck-Lite in Falconer. In years prior, she had worked as a waitress at the former Lucy's Restaurant in Randolph.
She survived by four daughters; Jody (Joe) Ekstrom of Jamestown W.E., Rhonda (Jeff) Buck of Kennedy, Tammy (John) Zeth of Randolph and Terri (Kevin) O'Neill of Kennedy; nine grandchildren, Dustin, Dylan and Danielle Purdy, Chelsea Hutchings, Kyle Cargill, Nick Blood, Kaylee Zeth and Kaleb and Kayden O'Neill; and three great-grandchildren; Ausdynn Purdy, Jayce Wadsworth and Payton Blood.
She is additionally survived by siblings, Dale Rhodes of Obi, Shirley Boser of Bradford, Pa., Merle Rhodes of Elwood City, Pa., Wanda (Lester) Wilson of Youngstown, Pa., and Bill (Dee) Rhodes of Bradford, Pa.; and a sister-in-law, Mary Rhodes of Allegany.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, a brother Wayne Rhodes; sisters-in-law, Irma Rhodes and Suzann Rhodes; and a brother-in-law, Ron Boser.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, from where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Jennifer Delahoy, pastor of the Kennedy United Methodist Church will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Steamburg Cemetery.
To leave a condolence, log onto www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be sent the Randolph Fire Company or to the Randolph (EMS) Rescue Squad, 70 Main Street, Randolph, NY 14772.
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Van Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home
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Randolph, NY 14772
(716) 358-5583
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Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 4 to Dec. 11, 2018