Priscilla Lovejoy

Lovejoy, Priscilla
Priscilla Rice Lovejoy, 94. Died at her home in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, on September 20, 2012 following an illness. She was born on January 16, 1918 in Schenectady, New York, one of five children of Helen Currier Rice and Chester Williams Rice. She graduated from Dana Hall School and Finch Junior College. She married Lindsay Alexander Lovejoy in 1942 and lived with her husband, a career General Electric executive, and their family in Schenectady. The couple were married for over 60 years, until his death in 2002. In 1958, the family moved to Riverside, Connecticut, and in 1978 to Old Greenwich. She was active in the Junior League of Schenectady and of Greenwich, and was a volunteer nurse's aide in the American Red Cross for over 60 years. She was a lifelong member of the Adirondack League Club with a camp on Honnedaga Lake and a lifelong member of the Riverside Yacht Club. She is survived by a sister, Helen Rice Richards of Coral Gables, Florida, a brother, Chester Thomson Rice of Kentfield, California, her son, Jesse Robert Lovejoy and his wife Patricia Lovejoy of Larchmont, New York, her son, Lindsay Alexander Lovejoy, Jr. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the First Church of Round Hill, Greenwich, Connecticut, at 12:00 Noon on Friday, October 19th.

Published in GreenwichTime from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2012