Rhoda Starr

August 23, 1929November 24, 2018

Rhoda Starr, 89, of Mashpee passed away peacefully at Bridges by Epoch at Mashpee. She was the loving wife of 54 years to the late Robert E. Starr (2008).

Rhoda was born and raised in Providence, RI and lived in Pawtucket before moving with her family to the Cape in the mid-70s. Rhoda was a loving, dedicated caregiver for many years to her husband who was afflicted with MS. Her main passion in life was her family...

She is survived by her son Samuel Starr and his wife Maureen of Sandwich, MA; her daughter Pam Seddon of Foxborough, MA; her cherished grandchildren Nancy Starr, Mitchell Starr, Hanna-Mari Starr; Craig Seddon and Laura Valli (Seddon). She is also survived by several great-grandchildren and 2 sisters.

All are invited to a Celebration of Life on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-4 p.m. at Samuel and Maureen Starr's home, in Sandwich, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerois Society, New England Chapter, 101A First Ave., Waltham, MA 02451 or

Rhoda's family would like to thank all support staff who helped care for her at Bridges by Epoch, Heatherwood and Hospice.

For online condolences and additional information please visit Arrangements are under the direction of Doane, Beal & Ames in Hyannis, MA.


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, December 2, 2018

Rhoda Starr

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Danielle H

December 15, 2018

My condolences for the loss of your loved one. May you find peace through prayers to God.(Philippians 4:6;7)

Hanna-Mari Westerlund

December 14, 2018

I got to know Mimi as my wonderful host grandma during my exchange year in 1992-1993. I will always cherish the memories I carry with me. Loving thoughts from Finland.

Peter Gawle

November 26, 2018

Just heard about Rhoda’s passing. She was feisty and strong woman. Many great memories of she and Bob at family events. Love to all. Pete and Nancy Gawle