Patricia Anne Rice

Patricia Anne Rice

Patricia Anne Rice, age 86, formerly of Portersville, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 while under the care of Rhodes Estates. Born January 2, 1934 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Walter Butia and Anna Grace Welker Butia. Patricia was the wife of a truck driver and a successful homemaker for her children. She worked as a cafeteria lunch lady for an elementary school. She also held jobs at Cal’s General Store in Portersville and the Super Duper Grocery Store in Zelienople. Patricia was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Reformed Church in Zelienople, where she sang in the choir. She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed sewing. Born with a green thumb, she was also a wonderful gardener, specializing in flowers and house plants. Above all, she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister who will be dearly missed and fondly remembered. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children, Tammy (Dennis) Altman of Volant, and Cyndi Thompson of Fredonia; her grandchildren, David Wertz and Crystal (Kevin) Collins; her great-grandchildren, Morgan and Cassie Wertz, and Sean and Emilie Collins; and her siblings, Marge (Larry) Feevey Slippery Rock, Sharon Lutz of Harmony, Terry (Jackie) Butia of Evans City, and Sandra Malone of Harmony. In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Rice, who passed away on November 25, 2000; and her siblings, Donald Butia, Doris Guillard and Betsy Butia. Friends will be received from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Boylan Funeral Home, Inc., 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10 A.M. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the funeral home, with Rev. James R. Bertoti, officiating. The family kindly asks that face masks be worn to both the viewing and ceremony. She will be laid to rest at Greenlawn Burial Estates in Butler. Memorial donations may be made in her honor to St. Peter’s Reformed Church, c/o the Choir and Music Ministry, 320 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063.
January 2, 1934 - September 9, 202001/02/193409/09/2020
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Patricia Anne Rice, age 86, formerly of Portersville, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 while under the care of Rhodes Estates.Born January 2, 1934 in New Castle, she was the daughter of the late Walter Butia and Anna Grace Welker Butia.Patricia was the wife of a truck driver and a successful homemaker for her children. She worked as a cafeteria lunch lady for an elementary school. She also held jobs at Cal’s General Store in Portersville and the Super Duper Grocery Store in Zelie...

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Sep
11
Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063
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The family kindly asks that face masks be worn to both the viewing and ceremony.
Sep
11
Visitation
Friday, September 11 2020
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063
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The family kindly asks that face masks be worn to both the viewing and ceremony.
Sep
12
Service
Saturday, September 12 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063
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The family kindly asks that face masks be worn to both the viewing and ceremony.
Final Resting Place
Greenlawn Burial Estates
731 W. Old Route 422
Butler , PA 16001
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Memorial Contributions

St. Peter's Reformed Church

c/o the Choir and Music Ministry

320 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063
(724) 452-8120