Arlene M. Rhody

Arlene M. Rhody, 80, of 1629 W. Main St., Valley View, died Friday, July 19, 2013 at Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 6, 1933, in Valley View, she was a daughter of the late Ira and Mary Williard Morgan.

She worked in area garment factories and was last employed by the former Starr Poultry prior to her retirement.

She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View. She was also a former member of the Tri-Valley Senior Citizens.

Arlene enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman R. Rhody Sr., in 2007; two infant children; a sister, Beatrice Fesig; two brothers, Bryant Morgan and Lee "Short" Morgan; two infant siblings.

She is survived by a son, Herman R. Rhody Jr. and his fiancee, Edna Morgan, Valley View; two daughters, Linda M. Adams and her husband, David, Lykens, and Connie D. Bixler, Valley View; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24 at Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, with the Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. Interment was in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Valley View. Condolences can be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street Valley View, PA 17983
(570) 682-3070

Published in The News Item on July 25, 2013