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
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,
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.