SHARON, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Pearl Cutright, 81 of Sharon, passed away with her family by her side Thursday evening, September 8, 2022, in UPMC Horizon – Shenango Valley Hospital, Farrell.
Mrs. Cutright was born August 29, 1941 in Oil City, a daughter of the late Walter L. and Ida M. (Craft) Wise.
She attended Oil City High School.
Pearl had several jobs throughout the years, working at a daycare center, nanny and part time secretary assistant.
Pearl enjoyed crossword puzzles and reading Christian adventure books. She liked listening to country and Christian gospel music. Some of her favorite artists were Jim Reeves, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Elvis and The Gaithers. She loved singing, especially with her church group. Pearl took great joy in hosting family Christmas parties. She loved having the family together sharing stories and memories with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her grandkids loved her sweet personality and loving heart, they all said Grandma Pearl gave the best hugs.
She is survived by four sons, Walter W. Rhodes of Mercer, James L. (Wendy) Rhodes of Chelan, Washington, David L. Rhodes of Titusville, Pennsylvania and Christian J. Rhodes of Oil City; three stepsons, William Schwab of Leavittsburg, Ohio, John Cutright of Ohio and Brad Cutright of Erie, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Eileen G. (William) Armstrong of Mercer and Etta M. Irwin of Sharon; two grandchildren, Alan McClelland of Sharon and Brynn Rhodes of Chelan, Washington and many great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Pearl was preceded in death by her husbands, William “Bay” Cutright and William L. Rhodes; two sisters, Twila A. Edwards and Vernie A. Haag and three brothers-in-law, Tony Matulewicz, William Edwards, Sr. and Richard Sliter, Sr.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Transformation Church, 1605 S. Center Street Ext., Grove City, PA 16127 with Pastor Scott Lewis, officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.
A television tribute will air Monday, September 19 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.