Rhoda C. Gamble, 98, worked at Watt & Shand, volunteered at Brethren Village store

By on January 31, 2018

Rhoda C. Gamble, 98, formerly of Bausman, passed away at Brethren Village on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

Born in Bird-In-Hand to the late Herman S. and Alice B. (Kiehl) Becker, she was the wife of Lawrence E. Gamble for 53 years before his death in 1995.

She graduated from J. P. McCaskey High School, and worked at Hamilton Watch during WWII. Rhoda then worked at Watt & Shand for seven years. She was a member of Lancaster Church of the Brethren, where she volunteered in the kitchen and sang in the choir. Rhoda enjoyed sewing and doing needlework and embroidery. She volunteered at the Village Store at Brethren Village.

Surviving Rhoda are her son: Lawrence E. Gamble II, husband of the late Dorothy (Gehman) of Lititz; and her grandson: Andrew P. Gamble, husband of Lauren (Parrish) of Lititz.

She was preceded in death by nine siblings.

Services were held Jan. 30 at Brethren Village Chapel. Interment was in Hempfield Church of the Brethren Cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brethren Village Good Samaritan Fund, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543.

To send online condolences, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, assisted Rhoda’s family with the arrangements.

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