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Mary Josephine Rice

October 3, 1925 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 96)

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Mary Josephine Rice died peacefully Saturday, November 6th surrounded by her family at the age of 96. A resident of Pine Knoll Shores, NC for 26 years, the last several months she was residing in Niantic, CT receiving hospice care. Born and raised in Queens, she spent the early part of her life living on Long Island in West Islip, NY.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Raymond, her children Tom, Chris and Marianne, her 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Jack, and son, Bobby.

On Monday, November 22, 2021 at 10 am, a funeral mass to celebrate her life will be held at St Egbert's Catholic Church in Morehead City, North Carolina. The family will receive friends following the service.

The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations are made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. The rains fall soft upon your fields. And, until we meet again. May God hold you in the palm of His hand. - Irish Blessing

Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noebrooks.net

Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.


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Memorial Service
November 22, 2021

10:00 AM
St Egberts (Morehead City, North Carolina)

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