DrrhodywebDr. Ralph Frederick Rhody of Whitby, formerly of Hanover, passed away at Fairview Lodge, Whitby on Monday, February 25, 2013, in his 83rd year.

Born in Brant Township to William and Pauline (nee Harnack) Rhody. Ralph was a practising Veterinarian in the Port Elgin area and a member of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association. He also was an Alumni of the University of Guelph and former board member of Grace United Church in Hanover.

Survived by sons Stephen (Carla) Rhody of Whitby, Ben Rhody (Kim Paradis) of Stittsville and Dr. Mark Rhody (partner John Zupanc) of Toronto, loving grandchildren Aidan, Leah, Claire and Elise. Also remembered by his brother Gerald (Merle) Rhody of Lucknow and sisters Jean Rhody and Gladys Otto both of Hanover. Predeceased by his wife Eleanor (nee Barnes) Rhody, brothers Arthur, Reuben, Maxwill and Morris and his sister Florence.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Thursday from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 01, 2013 at 11:00 am, at Grace United Church, Hanover. Rev. Rienk Vlietstra officiating. Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to Grace United Church or the Hanover and District Hospital Foundation would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca

For more information about this obituary visit http://www.mightonfuneralhome.ca.

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