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Patrick D Rice

March 17, 1949 ~ December 16, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Patrick Rice Obituary

Patrick Rice was born in Cork City, Ireland to Daniel and Mary (Fenton) Rice on March 17, 1949. He emigrated with his family to America in 1954, celebrating his 5th birthday on the ocean liner HMS Franconia. Patrick attended St. Margaret's grammar school and graduated from Pearl River High School in 1967. After being employed for a short time at Lederle Labs, Patrick spent two years as an employee of the New York City Police Department and became a member of Local Union 373 Plumbers and Steamfitters in 1971, where he worked for several years at various construction sites. Patrick received an AAS degree in business administration from Elizabeth Seton College in Yonkers, NY. He took a position as Clerk-of-the-Works with the Rockland County Sewer District No. 1 in 1985, where he remained until his retirement in June of 2013. Patrick was an avid reader and enjoyed the occasional trip to Atlantic City or Aruba with his wife. Patrick was a member of the Pearl River Elks Lodge No. 2041 for many years and enjoyed the Lodge camaraderie when his health was better. Patrick is survived by his loving wife, Lisa (Dami), daughter Ashley (Lloyd) Croteau and her husband Thomas of Moorestown, NJ and six grandchildren, Alyse, Declan, Aidan, Dylan, Renae and Zachary all of whom he adored. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Samburg, and her husband, Jon, of Essex CT, and a brother, Daniel, and his wife, Patricia, of Cornwall, NY. Patrick also had many nieces and nephews, many great nieces and a great nephew, and one great grandniece. Patrick was pre-deceased by his parents, his brothers, James and John, his niece, Maureen (Rice) Como, and sister-in-law Mary (Lee) Rice.

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Visitation
Tuesday
December 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
100 Franklin Ave.
Pearl River, NY 10965

Visitation
Tuesday
December 19, 2023

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wyman-Fisher Funeral Home Inc.
100 Franklin Ave.
Pearl River, NY 10965

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