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3000 Wilmington Road
New Castle, PA | 16105
724-658-4711
941 S. Mill St.
New Castle, PA | 16101
724.658.4711
Florence Rice

Florence M. "Cookie" Rice

Thursday, September 2nd, 1943 - Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Florence M. (Cookie) Rice, 75, of West Pittsburg, passed away the afternoon of February 9, 2019 at UPMC Jameson.

Born in New Castle on September 2, 1943, Florence was the daughter of Albert P., Sr. and Josephine Macchiarelli Dudich. Surviving at home is her loving husband of fifty five years, Terence Rice, whom she married on January 9, 1964.

Florence was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish. She enjoyed playing bingo, visiting casinos and was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler’s fan. Florence was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cherished the times she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Florence is survived by her three children, Donald Rice and his wife Debra, of Pittsburgh, Terence Rice, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth and Robert (Himer) Rice and his wife Tammy, both of West Pittsburg; brother, Albert P. Dudich, Jr. of Tampa, FL, sister, Vicky Brown of West Pittsburg, eight grandchildren, Delaney Rice, Bryanna Rice, Alexis Rice, Terence Rice III, Allison Tilton and husband, Jordan DeBona, Jared DeBona and wife, Adam Brown and one great grandchild, Ajax Tilton.

She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Mary Ann Rosati and granddaughter, Emily Brown.

Visitation is Tuesday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 941 S. Mill St. A Blessing Service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:00AM officiated by Deacon John Carran.

Burial will take place at St. Vitus Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - 941 S. Mill St.
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. - 941 S. Mill St.
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Vitus Cemetery

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Diane Costa

Posted at 06:47am
Terry and family, So very sorry to hear of Cookie's passing. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you at this time. Jack and Diane ( Kos) Costa
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Jane Fagan

Posted at 12:41pm
Mr. Rice and family: You have my deepest sympathy. You are in my heart. Love, from Jane Fagan
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Posted at 05:49pm
With loving memories of Aunt Cookie. Our heartfelt condolences. Love, Randy, Julie, Gabriel and Evann Rosati
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Chris, Angie, Christopher & Jackie Rice

Posted at 03:41pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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