Shirley J. Rhome, 84, of Canonsburg, died Sunday, January 12, 2020, at home, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Washington, a daughter of the late Carl and Dorothy Salisberry Phillips.
Shirley was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a Baker at Canonsburg General Hospital, and was later employed by the Washington-Greene County job training agency, and Southwest Training Services, as an intake case worker until her retirement.
She loved cooking and baking, enjoyed word search puzzles, flowers and crafting and vacationing in Myrtle Beach, SC. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, many book clubs, and a 500 bid card club. She always had time to "lend a ear" and was always there for her family.
On July 9, 1955, she married Howard F. Rhome, with whom she shared over 60 years of marriage, who died July 18, 2015.
Surviving are her sons, David H. (Kimberly) Rhome, Dale A. (Jody) Rhome, both of Canonsburg; her daughter, Darla J. Rhome, of Canonsburg; three grandchildren, Amy Lynn (Justin) Smith, Stacy Marie Rhome, and Carly Elizabeth Rhome; three great-grandchildren, Austin David Smith, Brayden Michael Smith, and Hunter Joseph Rubis; her brother, Albert Brown, of Florida; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Tuesday, 6-8pm, and Wednesday, 2-4pm and 6-9pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, 724-746-1000. The Order of Eastern Star, will hold a service in the funeral home Wednesday, at 6pm.
Funeral services will be held at Canonsburg United Presbyterian Church, 112 W. Pike Street, Canonsburg, 15317, Thursday, at 11am. Friends and family are asked to meet at the church.
Burial will follow in the Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg. The family kindly suggests memorials to Canonsburg Vol. Fire Dept. or the charity of one's choice.
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