Rhoda E. Sedlock

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 22, 2022

Rhoda E. (Swaney) Sedlock, age 92, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022 in the comfort of her home and her children. Rhoda’s greatest joy in life was her family and being Grams to her grandchildren and Great Grams to her great grandchildren. She was well known over the years by family and friends for her lady locks and nut rolls. She was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate fan and knew all the players’ names and statistics and always looked forward to spring training and that first televised game. Born August 1, 1929 in Haydentown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Orville Swaney and Marie (Hefner) Swaney. Preceded in death in 2016 by her loving husband of 65 years of marriage, Walter J. Sedlock, she is survived by a son, Walter (Susan) Sedlock of Greensburg, PA.; daughters, Diane (Eric) Olsen of Billings, MT and Joyce (Dennis) Marburger of Stewartstown, PA.; eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, George Swaney and her sister, Margaret Rhodes. She was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Township. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth, PA on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 3-7 PM. A mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 10 AM in St. Michael’s Church with Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairchance, PA. Offer condolences at

Originally published January 22, 2022.

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