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Stella M. Rhodes

MILLERTON — Stella M. Rhodes, 92, passed away suddenly on May 9, 2011, at Sharon Hospital.

She was born June 17, 1918, in New York City, the daughter of the late Jenny and Walter Robak. She was a resident of Millerton for the last 31 years and was the widow of Charles L. Rhodes, who passed away in October 2008. They had been married for 67 years.

She was an avid and lifelong Mets fan, lover of nature and early environmental practitioner.

Stella is survived by her four children, Carole Ryder of Bay Shore, N.Y., Virginia Duryee of Northampton, Mass., Charles L. Rhodes of Garden City, N.Y., and Richard Rhodes of Huntington, N.Y., and their spouses; her brother, Ed Robak of Los Angeles, Calif.; her granddaughters, Colleen Ziegler of Bellport, N.Y., Stephanie Duryee of Northampton, Jessica Rhodes of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Meghan Rhodes of Boston, Mass.; her grandsons, Jeffrey Rhodes of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Jeremy Rhodes of Huntington; her great-granddaughter, Cailey Ziegler of Bellport; and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has charge of the arrangements. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Cypress Hills Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y.