Jane Eleanor Rhoads

November 18, 1928 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 89)

Jane Eleanor Rhoads, 89, formerly of Shanesville, went home to be with the Lord on February 26, 2018 at the Lutheran Home at Topton, Longswamp Township.

Born November 18, 1928 in Eshbach, PA, she was a daughter of the late Paul C. and Paxton C. (Haas) Rhoads.

Jane was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Oley.

She was a member of Oley Fire Company and Earl Township Fire Company Ladies Auxiliaries.

A lover of cats, Jane enjoyed spending time with her family.  She also took pride in decorating her apartment.

She is survived by her two sisters: Betty L., widow of Paul Rhoads of Topton and Emma May, widow of Monroe Herbein of Bern Township.

There are also many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews surviving.

Jane was predeceased by her brother, Paul Elwood Rhoads, who was killed in the service.

Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 423 Main Street, Oley.  A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Oley Cemetery, Spangsville.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Lutheran Home at Topton (to benefit the orphanage), One South Home Avenue, Topton, PA 19562; Attn: Joyce Richie.  Please memo: Jane Rhoads.

For online condolences, visit

© 2018 Stitzel Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS