Woman Killed in Fatal Annapolis Accident Remembered as Devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Longtime Naval Academy Employee

The woman who was killed in a recent fatal Annapolis accident has been laid to rest, and was remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and dedicated employee at the US Naval Academy. 

On January 29 at approximately 6:12pm, officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the area of Aris T. Allen Boulevard and Chinquapin Round Road. According to investigators, a motor vehicle was approaching Chinquapin Round Road when the pedestrian, Rhoda Cabauatan, 63, of Annapolis, crossed in front of the vehicle. "Ms. Cabauatan was struck by the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. Ms. Cabauatan was pronounced deceased at the scene," police department officials said in a statememt.  The motorist who struck Ms. Cabauatan remained on scene and has cooperated with the investigation. "

An online obituary dedicated to Ms. Cabauatan said she was born in Isabela, Philippines, and graduated class of 1986 from Aldersgate College with the completion of Junior Secretarial associates. 

"She moved to Annapolis in July of 1990. Rhoda was proudly employed by the US Naval Academy for more than 30 years. She was well known in our community and loved by many. Rhoda was a loving, loyal friend to all. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Going out to shop and eat and was the life of the party."

Rhoda is survived by her husband Haze Ramos, son Sherwin Cabauatan, daughter Richil Cabauatan and her three grandchildren: Liberti, Xaviree, and Mahal.