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Evelyn R. Rice of Thorndale Evelyn R. Rice, 83, of Thorndale, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Cynthia Semple. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Rice, with whom she had shared 10 years of marriage at the time of his passing in 1966. Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Jay E. and Verna L. Wagner Straub. She was a 1948 graduate of Scott High School. Mrs. Rice was formerly employed as a bookkeeper for L. F. Lambert Spawn Mushroom Company in Westwood for over 22 years. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Coatesville. She is survived by her children, David Murphy and wife, Sandra Givler, of Largo, Fla., Terri Peters and husband, James, of Ronks, Cynthia Semple and husband, Ralph, of Thorndale, and Charles Rice of Ft. Dix, N.J.. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Harry Straub and sister, Jean Catanese. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 25th, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 107 S. 17th Ave., Coatesville. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Sturge-Weber Foundation, P.O. Box 418, Mt. Freedom, NJ 07970-0418. To send online condolences, visit www.james terryfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Local on Nov. 22, 2013
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