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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Wayne James Rhoads, 74 – Big Sports Fan, Loved Talking to People

Wayne James Rhoads, 74, of St. Clair, died Monday October 26, 2020, at LVHN Schuylkill East.

Born in Pottsville, July 13, 1946, He was a son of the late Wayne S. Rhoads and Isabel (Bagucansky) Rhoads.

He retired in housekeeping after 32 years from the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville.

He was a member of Former St Casimir RCC, St. Clair and Alerts Fire Company, St. Clair where he volunteered as a fire policeman.

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Wayne was an engaging person who loved talking to people. He also loved animals especially dogs. He was a big sports fan and enjoyed watching the Phillies and Eagles on TV.

Surviving are brother William Rhoads and his wife Donna of St. Clair; Nephew William Rhoads and his wife Kelly of Pottsville; Niece Meghan Rhoads of Pottsville. Aunts, Uncles & Cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday from Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, 110 North Second Street St. Clair, PA 17970 with Msgr. William F. Glosser officiating. Friends may call from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alert Fire Co. 34 S. 2nd St. Saint Clair PA 17970. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, St. Clair.

Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to

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