WATERTOWN, NY – Genevieve M. “Jenny” Rhone, 73, of Howk Street, passed away on Tuesday evening, Oct. 26, 2021, at Samaritan Medical Center.
Jenny was born in Carthage, NY, on March 11, 1948, the daughter of the late Gilbert A. and Elizabeth M. (Noyes) Rushlow. She graduated from Carthage Central School and went on to receive an Associate’s degree from St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing.
She was employed as a registered nurse with Mercy Hospital as well as Carthage Area Hospital for many years.
On Feb. 4, 1967, she married Lloyd J. Rhone at the Carthage Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Edward VanderHey officiating. Lloyd passed away on May 29, 2019.
Everyone who met Jenny loved her. She enjoyed making quilts for her family, knitting, crocheting and scrapbooking. She liked playing golf and card games, namely “Nickles.” Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa Ann and Allen “Jay” Storey, Watertown, Kimberly Jean and Darren Call, Rodman, and Rebecca Sue and Pat Corcoran, Oakland, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, Samuel Lloyd and Kreshelle Rhone, Fayetteville, GA; five siblings, Nancy Campany, Carthage, Richard Rushlow, Carthage, Robert Rushlow, Carthage, Dorothy and her husband David Moses, Carthage, and Rosemary Bauter, Natural Bridge; two sisters-in-law, Judy Rhone, Walhalla, SC, and Vickie Greene, Lowville; a niece that was much like a sister, Sheila Harris; as well as 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and her husband Lloyd, as well as two brothers, Jerry and Larry Rushlow.
Memorial donations in Jenny’s memory can be made to Samaritan’s Walker Center for Cancer Care at https://samaritanhealth.com/giving/ or to Hospice of Jefferson County at 1398 Gotham St., Watertown NY 13601.
Calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage. A funeral service will follow in the chapel of the funeral home at 1 p.m. with Wayne Storey officiating. Burial will then immediately follow in Hillside Cemetery, West Carthage.
Arrangements are entrusted to Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
Condolences may be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.