Rhonda Canale was called home to be with our Lord on April 11, 2018 in San Jose, California, at the age of 77 years old. Rhonda was born in Mount Vernon, Indiana on April 25, 1940.
She is survived by her beloved husband Thomas, sons Timothy, Terence, daughter-in-law, Obdulia, son Todd and his fiancée April. Grandmother to Jessica Downing, Isabella and Vienna Canale. Loving sister to Bruce, nieces Carla, Sarah (Kevin) and John Alldredge and sister to Treva Miles (Alan), and many beloved nieces, nephews in Indiana, New York and Los Angeles and friends.
She Graduated from Evansville College in 1963 with a BS Degree in Medical Technology. After graduation she went to Long Beach, CA to work at Long Beach Memorial Hospital in the Pathology Lab as a Medical Technologist. It was in Long Beach that she met Tom.
Rhonda and Tom moved several times and her second employment was at Wilson Hospital in Binghamton, NY. Later Rhonda’s interest shifted from Medicine to working to help others. She took the position at CPUMC as the Director of Youth Education for 7 years and then to help start the San Jose Family Shelter on Las Plumas St. working there for 13 years. Then she worked at the Media Resource Center at Campbell UMC.
Rhonda is deeply mourned and painfully missed by all who were blest to know her.
RHONDA's Memorial Services:
CASKET VIEWING will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. DARLING-FISHER FUNERAL HOME 615 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030.
BURIAL will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM. LOS GATOS MEMORIAL PARK 2255 Los Gatos-Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95124.
CELEBRATION OF RHONDA'S LIFE will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM. CAMBRIAN PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1919 Gunston Way, San Jose, CA 95124. (Lunch will be served)
In lieu of flowers, a GO FUND ME PAGE has been set up to help cover her medical and funeral expense.
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