Rachel Elizabeth Rhodes

Rachel Elizabeth Rhodes, 31, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Marlin, Texas, along with her unborn son, Axel Lee.

Born and raised in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Jeree (Foulk) Rhodes and Chester D. Rhodes. She is survived by: a sister, Sara (Penfold) Mathewson and her wife, Shawn, of Warwick, R.I., and brother, Robert Penfold and his husband, Patrick, Buzzee-Penfold, of Richmond, Va. She also leaves behind fiance, Jason Pirkle, of Marlin, Texas; and many beloved friends.

A passionate Steelers fan and animal lover, Rachel made friends wherever she went.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Celebrations of her life will be held both in Texas and Pennsylvania at the family’s convenience.