Sally L. Rhodes, 67, Altoona, died as a result of a house fire on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Joseph and Alberta (Gutwald) Waltz. Sally married Wayne B. Rhodes on Dec. 7, 1974.
Surviving are her husband; three daughters: Bobbie Lauritsen (Brian), Lisa Shoemaker (Mike) and Terrie Jo Villani-Zorger (Rob), all of Altoona; seven grandchildren: Jennifer Lechner, Joshua Barr, Ashley Plunket and Britnee, Lyndzi, Zachary and Cortnie Lauritsen; 11 great-grandchildren: Dominik, Ethan, Jaci, Tanner, Carter, Damian, Bentley, Madix, Cecily, Aria and Declan; two nieces: Betsy Chilcote and Cindy Bush; and several other nieces and nephews.
Sally was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Figliola; and a great-granddaughter, Jacelyn Lauritsen.
Sally was a graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School and retired as a private caretaker for MetLife. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles and was a member of 28th Street Church of the Brethren. Sally was a proud three-time cancer survivor.
Friends will be received from 3:30 until the 4 p.m. memorial service at 28th Street Church of the Brethren, 2800 Union Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Sally.
Arrangements are by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home Inc., 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona.