Catherine F. Rice

Oct 1, 2014

WILLARD - Catherine F. "Kate" Rice, 89, of Willard, died Friday at Willard Mercy Hospital.

She was born Jan. 23, 1918 in Stroudsburg, Pa., daugther of the late Elmer and Virgie (Albertson) Fleming, and had been a resident of Willard for the passed 17 years. She was a graduate of Stroudsburg High School and was employed as a bookkeeper for the Pocono Record.

She was a member of the Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church and attended the First United Methodist Church in Willard. She also was a member of the Embroidery Guild of America, the Willard Research Club and the Willard Historical Society.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and James Snyder of Stanley, N.C.; Rhonda and George Rohaly of Willard; three grandsons and five great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; and a brother, Carl Fleming of Easton, Pa.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Stewart Ace; and her second husband, Carl Rice.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, where a funeral service will take place at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Ken Gifford officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Pennsylvania.

Memorial gifts may be sent to American Heart Association.