Samuel O. Rice Sr.

Born: Fri., Jan. 1, 1943
Died: Wed., Sep. 23, 2015


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 26, 2015
Location: Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home


Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sat., Sep. 26, 2015
Location: Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home


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Samuel O. Rice Sr., 72, of Sharpsville, passed away on Wednesday September 23rd, 2015 of natural causes.  
  
He was born on January 1st, 1943 to William B. and Mabel G. (Rummel) Rice in Barnesboro, PA. He graduated from Sharpsville High School class of 1961. Samuel worked as a Tester Operator for Sharon Tube, until his retirement in 2004. On August 31st, 1962 he married the late Dolores I. “Cookie” Spohn, who passed away on April 4th, 1999.
  
Sam was an avid fisherman who loved catching trout in the Shenango River. He also enjoyed duck hunting, playing euchre, but most importantly being a father, grandfather, and spending time with his family.
  
Samuel is survived by his daughter - Beth (Mike) Anzur of Sharpsville, PA; 3 sons - Samuel (Genine) Rice Jr. of Sharpsville, PA, Keith (Nancy) Rice of Sharpsville, PA, Robert (Lisa) Rice of Sharpsville, PA; sister - Patty (Howard) Miller of Brookfield, OH; brother Francis (Georgiana) Rice of Sharon, PA; 6 Grandchildren - Cory Rice, Ryan Rice, Courtney Rice, Austin Rice, Jason Anzur, and Jessica Anzur.
  
He was preceded in death by father, William B. Rice, mother, Mabel G. Rice, wife, Dolores I. “Cookie” Rice, brother, William Rice, brother, Theodore Rice, brother, Charles Rice, and brother Richard J. Rice Sr.
  
Friends may call Saturday, September 26th, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 Main St. Sharpsville, PA.
    
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 26th, 2015, 4:00 pm at the Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home, Sharpsville, PA.
  
Burial will take place in the Riverside Cemetery.
  
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Shenango Valley Meals on Wheels 369 Buhl Blvd. Sharon, PA 16146 or the Rita Rice Scholarship Fund 7 W. State St.
#301, Sharon, PA 16146.

Arrangements entrusted to the Donaldson-Mohney Funeral home & Cremation Service.

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gayle kovach
   Posted Fri September 25, 2015
Beth and Bob, I'm so sorry for your loss, you have my sympathy, so sorry I can't be there in person.

Guy Hamilla
   Posted Sat September 26, 2015
My prayers and thoughts are with everyone in the Rice family. I remember Uncle Sam fondly, his laugh always caught my attention and made me smile. I pray that God's arms are wrapped around all of you.

Donna Rodgers
   Posted Sat September 26, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to the Rice family. Bob and Beth grew up with my kids and remain
friends today. They are a great family. Sorry I couldn't be there today, but know you are
in my thoughts and prayers.

Hank and Lisa Kress & Family
   Posted Sun September 27, 2015
Beth and Family.. Deepest condolences on your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
Hank, Lisa, Erik and Alaina Kress.

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