Of Waltonville Died
At Age 51
Mrs. Rose Hodge, 51, Waltonville, died at 12:22 a.m. Saturday at
Scott Air Force Base Medical Center.
Mrs. Hodge was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 4, 1931, the daughter
of Jose and Sagario (Salne) Morales. On Jan. 28, 1956, in Newark, N. J.,
she married Gary Lloyd Hodge, who survives.
She attended Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey for three
years and attended Seton Hall University in New Jersey for one year.
She was a veteran of the Korean Conflict during which she served with
U. S. Navy Intelligence.
Mrs. Hodge was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
Post 9153 of Waltonville and a member of the AMVETS Auxiliary Post 4
in Mt. Vernon. She belonged to Eastern Star in Sesser. She was a Catholic.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Fry and
Frick Funeral Chapel in Waltonville, with the Rev. Clifford Hicks officiating.
Burial will be in Knob Prairie Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home
between 6 and 9 p.m. today.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Lloyd Charles “Chuck” Hodge
at home; one daughter, Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Hodge at home; and two brothers
Ben Morales of Roselle Park, N. J., and Joseph Morales of Nutley, N. J.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Gary Wayne.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Handwritten date in margin - July 2, 1983
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans