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Joseph P.
Rode Sr.

December 30, 1923 – October 27, 2018

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Obituary for Joseph P. Rode Sr.

Joseph P. Rode, Sr. age 94 of Brownsville, PA passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
He was born on December 30, 1923 in Brownsville, PA to the late James and Justina Piccola Rode.
Joe was a veteran of WWII serving as a medic in the US Navy.
A devoted member and choir member of the Historic Church of St. Peter
and retired from Hillman Barge Co. He was also a member of the Sons of Italy Frank Ricco's Lodge and enjoyed gardening, making his home made wine and painting.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Helen Stefan Rode,
three children, Barbara Rode Riffle and husband Bill,
Joanne Rode,
Joseph P. Rode, Jr.
granddaughter, Michelle Riffle,
brother, Rudy Rode, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by sisters, Josephine Testa and Frances Rode,
brothers, Nick, James, Frank, Tony, Leo and Leo and
Eugene Rode.
Private services are in the care of the Skirpan Funeral Home, Brownsville, PA.

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Interment Information

Location
St. Peter R.C. Church Cemetery
Address
6172 National Pike East
Grindstone, PA 15442