Rhoda E. Bower of Trumansburg passed away in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her daughter by her side on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 87.

Rhoda was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on March 5, 1928, a daughter to the late Edwin and S. Marie (Fay) Brown. She was a devoted wife and mother and worked by her husband Keith’s side at their farm, Fieldstone Farms in Trumansburg.

Rhoda is survived by a daughter, Bonnie (George) Bower-Dennis of Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Bower in 2013.

In keeping with Rhoda’s wishes, services will be private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks those who wish to make a contribution in Rhoda’s memory to kindly consider Hospicare of Tompkins County, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.