Margaret Rhoads
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Obituary of Margaret E. Rhoads

Margaret E. (Haines) Rhoads, 83, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health. She was the wife of Albert L. Rhoads.


Born in Norristown, PA on March 23, 1935, Margaret was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Emma (Pearson) Haines.


Margaret was employed at Mrs. Smith’s Pies for 32 years.


In addition to her husband, Mrs. Rhoads is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Bowman, Sanford, FL; one sister, Shirley Claghorn, Lansdale, PA; and one great-grandson, Beau Donald French, Fort Myers, FL.


In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by two children, Rebecca Ubert and David Rhoads; two grandchildren, Margaret Phillips and Donald French; and three siblings, Donald Haines, Bonita Wheeler, and Charles Haines.


A memorial service will take place on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at New Covenant Baptist Church, 209 Prospect St., Pottstown, PA 19464. After the service there will be a luncheon in the church fellowship hall. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s memory to the church. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at