John Rice Obituary

John  Rice
John Rice

April 22, 1938 - January 29, 2020
Born in Waltham, Mass
Resided in East Lyme, Connecticut


John Rice
East Lyme- John “Jack” Rice, 82, of East Lyme, died January 29, 2020 in Wallingford.
He was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on April 22, 1938, the son of John and Catherine Smith Rice. He was the husband of Anne E. Rice who predeceased him January 30, 2004.
Mr. Rice was retired, having been employed as a Pharmaceutical Representative for several companies. He was an avid gardener growing peonies and dahlias for his wife. His daughter also enjoyed their time together, growing sunflowers. Mr. Rice was a communicant of St. Matthias Church in East Lyme.
Jack was a longtime friend of Bill W, enjoying many years of the fellowship.
Survivors include his son John Rice of East Lyme; his daughter Mary W. Rice of East Lyme, including many nieces, nephews and extended family. He was predeceased by his brother William Rice and three sisters, Eileen Putney, Patricia Rice and Jean Davidson and his beloved German Shepherd Sabrina.
Calling hours are Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6-8 PM at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand ST., Niantic. The funeral procession will assemble at 11:45 AM on Friday and proceed to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Matthias Church at 12:30, with interment to follow in East Lyme Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at



Calling Hours
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Thursday, February 6, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Chistian Burial
St. Matthias Church
317 Chesterfield Rd
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Friday, February 7, 2020
12:30 PM
East Lyme Cemetery
Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT US 06333
Friday, February 7, 2020

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