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Helen (Hamilton) Rhoades

February 24, 1940 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 77)

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Helen (Hamilton) Rhoades, 77, a longtime resident of Brimfield, MA., passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 surrounded by her family. Helen was born in Holyoke on February 24, 1940, the daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Mitchell) Hamilton. She was a graduate of Holyoke High School and Bay Path College. Helen enjoyed knitting but most of all she treasured time spent with her family. Helen is survived by her beloved husband of fifty-three years Earl Rhoades of Brimfield and three devoted children Jessica Marsella and her husband Stephen of Narragansett, Rhode Island, Arthur Rhoades and his wife Sheryl of Palmer, MA., and Christine Brown and her husband Ernie of Dracut, MA., and she also leaves four cherished grandsons Matthew, James, Tyler and Cameron. Family and friends will gather and remember Helen on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 10-11a.m., followed by a Life Celebration Service at 11a.m. at the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA 01118. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Charlton City United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, 74 Stafford Street, Charlton, MA, 01507. Please visit www.byronkeenan.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

Charlton City United Methodist Church - Memorial Fund
74 Stafford Street, Charlton MA 01507



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Cemetery

Hillcrest Park Cemetery
895 Parker Street
Springfield, MA 01129


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