John V. Rice

August 29, 1942 ~ February 20, 2014




John V. Rice, 71, of Valencia, Pennsylvania, passed away on February 20, 2014 at 2:35 a.m. at the Allegheny General Hospital.

He was born August 29, 1942 in Butler, Pennsylvania to Marie (Bowser) Rice.

Mr. Rice was a retired teacher at the North Hills High School. He was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Butler..

Mr. Rice is survived by his wife, Karen L. (Lutz) Rice, whom he married June 15, 1967; one son, Jonathan Rice of Rochester, NY; his mother, Marie (Bowser) Rice of Butler, PA; one sister, Joan Rollins and her husband David of Churchill, PA; two nieces; and one nephew.

Friends will be received Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA, with Pastor Patricia Nelson of First United Methodist Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Butler County Memorial Park.

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations are suggested to the Butler Food Bank, Society of St. Vincent dePaul, 146 N. Monroe Street, Butler, PA 16001.




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