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Rhea (Mathewson) KrebsOctober 5, 1937 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 80)
Rhea Mathewson Krebs, 80, of Cynthiana, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
Born October 5, 1937 in Scranton, Pennsylvania to the late Robert & Olive Ruth Eggert Mathewson, she was a retired employee of Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company, where she worked in several different capacities, and was a member of the Church of the Advent, Episcopal in Cynthiana. Rhea was an accomplished quilter and loved working with different county extension quilting groups such as the "Crazy Quilters" in Campbell County and "The Posse" in Boone County, as well as groups in Pendleton and Harrison counties.
Left to cherish her memory are her "S.O." Richard "Dick" Wolsing, of Cynthiana; a son, Bill (Connie) Slayback, of Florence; 2 daughters, Cindy (Barry) Shelton, of Fort Myers, Florida, and Carrie Baird, of Covington; 4 grandchildren, Denise Vocke, Jill Koenig, Brandi Barth and Colton Baird; and 2 great-grandchildren, Cameron Vocke and Emma Koenig.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Church of the Advent, Episcopal by The Reverend Paul Wanter. Inurnment will be held at the Dunmore Cemetery in Scranton, Pennsylvania at a later date.
Visitation with the family and lunch will follow the service in the Parrish Hall.