MARY ELIZABETH RHODES, 94, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Saint Anne Home. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a special education teacher with East Allen County and San Benito, Texas. She was a member of First Wayne Street United Methodist Church and ADK Sorority. She was active in her church and enjoyed crafts, ceramics and crocheting. Surviving are her daughters, Joan (Dr. Thomas) Byanski of Bluffton and Kay Levine of Houma, La.; sister, Jane Radich of Port Angeles, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Rhodes; parents, Clyde and Ethel Murphy; daughter, Sue Hartzell; brother, Joseph Murphy; and sister, Margaret Fox. Funeral service is 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with calling one hour prior. Memorials to Saint Anne Home.