Phyllis M. Rhoades Grazier age 79 of Erie, died on Friday November 23, 2012 at the Golden Living Center Western Reserve Nursing Facility. She was born in Nanty-Glo, Pa. on October 28, 1933 a daughter of the late David and Amelia Snedden Rhoades. She worked for Sears in the catalog dept. for over 22 years and later worked at Kline's Department Store, before going back to work at Sears in the receiving dept. before retiring in 1990. She was a former member of Grandview Alliance Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher and also enjoyed music by playing the piano. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald L. Grazier in 1995 and one son Rhett Grazier in 2004. She is survived by her two children; Cheryl Grazier of Erie and Don (Kathy) Grazier of Waterford, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Phyllis is further survived by three brothers; Richard and Harold Rhoades of Erie and Ronald Rhoades of Nicktown, Pa. and two sisters; Sandra Adams of Nanty-Glo, Pa. and Karen Heidenthal of Johnstown, Pa. Friends may call at the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home Inc. 5000 Wattsburg Rd. Erie, PA 16504 on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to a service there on Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. James Lynn officiating. Interment will follow in Erie County Memorial Gardens. Please visit www.schmidtfuneralhomeerie.com to sign the Book of Memories.
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Schmidt Funeral Home
5000 Wattsburg Road Erie, PA 16504
Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 26, 2012