Diana Lynn Rhoades, 72 years, known as “Skip” by family and close friends, of Port Deposit, MD, died peacefully Sunday, January 24, 2021 following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Born September 22, 1948 in Hickory, NC, she was the daughter of the late Gerdine and Helen Presnell.
Diana is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Charles E. Rhoades of Port Deposit, MD; daughters, Connie Shelley of Newark, DE, and Charlene Notarcola and her husband, Mark, who held a special place in Diana’s heart, of Port Deposit, MD; son, Charles Rhoades, Jr. (Trudyann) of Glen Burnie, MD; five grandchildren, Anthony and Aaron Kelson of Delaware and Andrew, Ashley and Chloe of Maryland; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Angela Alley (Roger) and Carolyn Lane (Jerry); and brother, G. Robert Presnell of Colora.
Diana was preceded in death by sisters, Sandra Evans and Geraldine (Toodle) Eaton; and infant brother, Michael Vance Presnell.
Diana enjoyed spending time with family, going to yard sales on weekends, sewing and crafting. She enjoyed conversations with friends.
The family would like to thank Judy Tarquini for all her help during Skip’s final days.
At Diana’s request, there will be no funeral service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797.
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