Ruth S. (Bower) Rhoads

Ruth S. (Bower) Rhoads, 98, of Boyertown, widow of Ralph H. Rhoads, passed away on Tuesday at her residence.

Born in Boyertown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Bower and the late Annie (Stauffer) Bower.

Ruth along with her late husband worked on the family farm in Boyertown.

She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Pottstown, Pottstown Garden Club, Sister's Gladys Circle at church, and Century Club.

She is survived by a son, R. Timothy Rhoads and his wife Joanne, Boyertown; a daughter, Ruth Ann wife of Harold Grim, Boyertown; eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter Patricia Ann Piekos, and a brother Ralph Bower.

A graveside service will be private at Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown.

Contributions may be made in her memory to Emmanuel Lutheran Church "Shares of Faith" 150 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

All services for Ruth S. (Bower) Rhoads will be kept private at the request of the family.