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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Joan D. Rice
February 10, 1930 - April 15, 2018

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046 - 215-663-8550 - Map
Clergy - St. Albert The Great Church - 212 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 - 215-947-3500 - Map
Cemetery - Resurrection Cemetery - 5201 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 - 215-639-0965 - Map
Family Florist - Hampton Flower Shop - 635 Second Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966 - 215-355-5469 - Map
Donation - BARC Developmental Services - P.O. Box 470, Holicong, PA 18928 - 215-794-0800 - Map

Joan D. Rice of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania died Sunday, April 15, 2018 peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was 88 years old. Joan was born February 10, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Charles Aust and the late Beatrice Aust (nee - Striegel). She is the beloved wife of the late Jack Rice of 59 years; mother of John Rice and his wife Elizabeth, Eileen Pirolli and her husband Joseph, Thomas Rice and his wife Susan, Joseph Rice and his wife Cindy, Daniel Rice and his wife Audrey, Joan Crossfield and her husband Robert, and Nancy Stackhouse and her husband Stephen and the late Linda Reitter. She will be sadly missed by her 23 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Joan was the sister of the late Carl and late Delores.

She will be remembered for calling every child and grandchild on their birthday and singing Happy Birthday. Joan was an avid fan of all Philly sports, particularly the Phillies and Eagles.

Relatives and friends were invited to her viewing on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. and Funeral Mass at 10:30 A.M. at St. Albert The Great Church, 212 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006. Her graveside service followed at Resurrection Cemetery, 5201 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020.

Religious services were conducted by St. Albert The Great Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to BARC Developmental Services, P.O. Box 470, Holicong, PA 18928.

Family flowers arranged by Hampton Flower Shop 215-355-5469.

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