Rhena Jaros

JAROS, Rhena, 87, of Amsterdam, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Palliative Care at Trinity East following a brief illness.

A daughter of the late Monsur and Katherine John, she was born August 29, 1925, in Amsterdam, Ohio.

Rhena was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amsterdam.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Jaros of Amsterdam; son, Tom (Jodi) Ripley of Wisconson; two grandchildren, Rhena and Kathy Ripley; and a great-grandson, Emerson.

Along with her parents, Rhena was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Ripley, in 1955; her second husband, Steve Jaros, in 2011; three brothers and three sisters.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam with Fr. John McCoy officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Rhena’s name to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amsterdam.