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Rhoda M. Satonica

July 18, 1937 June 8, 2019
Rhoda M. Satonica
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Rhoda M. Satonica, 81, of St. Paul's Senior Living Community in Greenville, formerly of Jamestown, passed away following an extended illness, early Saturday morning, June 8, 2019 at UPMC Horizon Hospital in Greenville, PA.

She was born in Greenville, PA on July 18, 1937.

Rhoda was a 1955 graduate of Penn High School. She was a homemaker, but also worked alongside her husband in the family business, "Grandma Lures" in Jamestown. She was a former member of Muskies, Inc., and led the Women's Master division by catching over 350 muskies.

In addition to fishing, she also loved puzzles, knitting, and playing bingo. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, family, and grandchildren.

Rhoda is survived by her husband of 63 years, John "Jake" T. Satonica. They were married on December 27, 1956. Also surviving are: three daughters, Sharon Greathouse and her husband, Mark, of Hadley, Lori A. Irwin of Greenville, and Barb Holiga and her husband, John, of Jamestown; a son, John "Kenny" K. Satonica of Jamestown; eight grandchildren, Shannon Greathouse, Amber Greathouse, Travis Greathouse, Jason Irwin, Josh Irwin, Shane Holiga and his fiance, Vangie, and Renee Headley and her husband, Wayne, and Victoria Satonica ; five great grandchildren, Jason Headley, Chloe Headley, Nevaeh Headley, Ember Irwin, and Blaze Irwin; two brothers, Stanley Durst and his wife, Christine, of Sevierville, TN, and John Durst and his wife, Donnna, of Hartstown; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her father and step mother, Stanley M. and Gladys Durst, Sr.; her mother and step father, Irene (Daisley) and Willard Reibe; and a son-in-law, John "Merv" Irwin, Jr..

There will be no formal services.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Suite 15, Erie, PA, 16505-4261 or Life Force of Western PA, 35 Sixth Ave., Greenville, PA 16125. Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at:

Arrangements are under the direction of: OSBORNE-WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 73-75 Columbia Ave. Greenville, PA 16125

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There are no services scheduled at the request of the deceased.

Memorial Contribution

Life Force of Western PA

35 Sixth Ave.
Greenville, PA 16125

Alzheimer's Association

1128 State St. Suite 301
Erie, PA 16505

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