Victoria R. Rice, 86, Forest City, died Saturday. Her husband,Walter Rice, preceded her in death.
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Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late Michael and Delia Quinn Walsh, she resided in the area for the last five years. Victoria was a member of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, and was a retired school teacher.
She liked educating children and enjoyed her lifelong profession. In addition, cats were her favorite pet.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas, Carbondale; and Richard, Virginia; a daughter, Victoria Roberts and husband, James, Staten Island, N.Y.; a sister, Virginia Sheridan, Brooklyn; and several cousins.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, James, Edward and John; and four sisters, Maureen, Beatrice, Theresa and Peggy.
A memorial service and inurnment will take place at a later date in Brooklyn at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home, 74 N. Main St.,
Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home
74 N Main St
Carbondale, PA 18407
Published in Scranton Times on July 15, 2014