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We are Sorry to Report the passing of Charles Rhoads




On Thursday November 9th, Charles Rhoads passed away after a long illness.  Charles, Charlie to many of us at The Commentator, was a likable and important member of the Lehigh Valley Commentator.

Charlie was one of the Commentator’s original “Incorporators”,  a major stock holder, and member of the Board of Directors.  His knowledge of printing and publications was a valuable asset to the Commentator Board of Directors.  Charlie also served as the Commentator’s Advertising Manager until health issues caused his retirement.

Always upbeat with a laugh and smile, Charlie will be missed by all!

Born in Philadelphia on October 7, 1946.  Charlie was a lifelong member of the Germantown Monthly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends).  He had a BA in Business, attending Philadelphia Textile University.

Charlie was an Army Veteran, serving in a non combat status as an ambulance driver in a MASH unit six miles from the DMZ.

Charlie was co-owner of Rhoads Press -1976 till its 2004 closing.

He is survived by his wife Patricia, brothers Jonathan and wife Julia, George and wife Frances, twin brother Phillip and wife Jane, brother-in-law Adam Kendon, sister-in-law Barbara Rhoads, 13 nieces and nephews as well as 24 great nieces and nephews.  Preceding him in death were his sister Margaret Kendon and brother Edward Rhoads.

Services –Saturday, November 18 at the Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 West Highland Street, Allentown, PA Calling Hour begins at 1:00 pm,  Celebration of Life begins at 2:00 pm.

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