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Paul J. Rudolph

July 20, 1937 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Paul Rudolph Obituary

Paul Joseph Rudolph, 86, entered into the presence of his Lord January 12, 2024, as the result of a traffic accident.  He was born in Cearfoss, MD on July 20, 1937, to the late Virlus and Susanna Rudolph.  He accepted Christ as his Savior in his youth and was a faithful member of the Hanover Mennonite Church.  On September 10, 1957, he married Rhoda Shank who preceded him in death on May 9, 2009.

Paul and Rhoda lived in Hanover, PA for approximately 6 years.  They moved to New Oxford, PA in 1964 and lived there together for 46 years.  Paul continued to live in New Oxford for another 15 years after his wife passed away.  In December of 2023, he moved in with his daughter in East Berlin.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children: daughter Joanne, wife of Eldon Martin, Spring Grove, PA; son (Gerald) late husband of Rachel, New Oxford, PA; daughter Doris, wife of Lawrence Nolt, East Berlin, PA; son Donald and wife Christine, Athens, WI; Mervin and wife Kathryn, Resaca, GA; Malcolm and wife Rosanna, New Oxford, PA; Ethel, wife of Philip Shenk, Linton, IN; 56 grandchildren, 88 great grandchildren.

He is survived by his brothers David of Smithburg, MD and Noah of Boiling Springs, PA; his sisters Mary, wife of Galen Hess, Dillsburg, PA and Martha, wife of Roy Petre, Hagerstown, MD; sister-in-law Lydia, Hagerstown, MD; and brother-in-law Chester Weaver, Shippensburg, PA.

He was preceded in death by his wife Rhoda; son Gerald; parents Virlus and Susanna; brothers Amos, John, and Nathan; sister Esther Weaver; and sisters-in-law Pauline, Naomi, Esther, and Alice.

Both the visitation and funeral services will be held at Kralltown Mennonite Church, 6719 Davidsburg Rd., East Berlin, PA 17316.  Visitation hours will be Friday, January 19, 2024, from 1:00-3:00 and 5:00-8:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be held Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hanover Mennonite School, 910 Wiermans Mill Rd., York Springs, PA 17372.

The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA, is entrusted with the arrangements.  Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com.

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Friday
January 19, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Kralltown Mennonite Church
6719 Davidsburg Road
East Berlin, PA 17316

Viewing
Friday
January 19, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kralltown Mennonite Church
6719 Davidsburg Road
East Berlin, PA 17316

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 20, 2024

10:00 AM
Kralltown Mennonite Church
6719 Davidsburg Road
East Berlin, PA 17316

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