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Visitation

Charleroi Location
Sunday November 5th, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Visitation

Charleroi Location
Sunday November 5th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Interment following funeral service


Monday November 6th, 2017

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Mass of Christian Burial

Mary Mother of the Church
Monday November 6th, 2017
10:00am

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Samuel J. Rice

Samuel J.Rice Jr., 97, formerly of Brownsville, died Thursday November 2, 2017 at Presbyterian Senior Care Southmont. He was born on March 23, 1920 in Crow's Nest, Pa, a son of Samuel J. and Bridgette Ziomek Rice Sr..He was a member of Mary, Mother of the Church Charleroi and the Roscoe American Legion Post # 801. Sam was a WWII Navy veteran. He was retired from the former Sydney Oldsmobile Charleroi.

He was married for 71 years to Mary Klingovsky Rice of Brownsville. Besides his wife, he is also survived by a son and daughter-in-law Samuel and Diane Rice III of Roscoe, a daughter Mitzi Bailey of Fallowfield Twp., 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Loretta Lee Brammell in 2001, and 2 brothers, Leo and John Rice.

Visitation will be held on Sunday November 5, 2017 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 825 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday November 6, 2017 at 10:00am at Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi with Rev. Gerald Mikonis as celebrant. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carroll Twp. Military Honors will be accorded by the United States Navy Honor Guard and the Roscoe American Legion Post #801.




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Our condolences and prayers are with all members of Sam's family. Sam sold us the first and other automobiles we purchased from Sedney Olds. Sam was always a pleasure to see and deal with. He was of the highest integrity and we never forgot him and his pleasant smile and personality.

Casey and Ginny Lilly, Finleyville Nov 5 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Rice

Dave & Joyce DuBarr Nov 4 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Rice

Paul, Gina, Adam, and Benjamin Martin Nov 3 2017 12:00 AM

Mary and family. so sorry to hear of sam's passing. my heart goes out to you. I really enjoyed taking care of him at Presby. May god bless you and your family

Joyce Lantz Nov 3 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Rice

Joyce Lantz Nov 3 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Rice

The Zdraveckys Nov 3 2017 12:00 AM