Jeanette Rice
1946 - 2021
Buranich Funeral Home Inc.
5431 W Genesee St
Camillus, NY
Jeanette B. Rice July 14, 2021 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Jeanette B. Rice, of Syracuse, NY. She was a loved mother, Mimi and friend. She passed away peacefully at the age of 74, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday. Jeanette was born October 16, 1946 in Norwich, NY to her parents, William P. and Lucy H. Briggs. She was the granddaughter of Dr. Blin and Isabelle Harris. Jeanette was a graduate of St. Paul's School in 1960, Norwich High School in 1964, and Fisher Junior College in 1966. She lived in Syracuse for 42 years where she made her career at S.O.S. for 33 years. Devoted to her family and friends, Jeanette was a caring soul who loved to laugh and make meaningful memories. She enjoyed playing tennis, pickle ball, traveling and gardening. She spent many years volunteering at Planned Parenthood and the American Cancer Society in Norwich. Predeceased by her parents, Jeanette is survived by her three adoring children, Renee (Jeffrey) Fragale, Jennifer (Erik) Boergesson and Christopher (Maggie) Rice; grandchildren, Jordan and Jacob Fragale, Brigham and Chloe Boergesson and Lia Rice; and her cousins, Brenda B. Griffing and Sue B. Lewis. Services will be private. Arrangements are by the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. In lieu of flowers, Jeanette would ask that we all extend random acts of kindness. Share condolences at

Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Jul. 15 to Jul. 18, 2021.
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Dear Renee, Jen and Chris, Wish we had the words to describe how sorry we were to hear about the loss of your mother. Jeanette was a special lady. Memories of her go back to the days when you were small children and we were navigating the "parent waters". I think being your mother and later a grandmother were her happiest times. She was so proud of all of you and your families. Your devotion to her was a testimonial to the kind of mother she was. Her beautiful smile, her wonderful laugh, her humor, her love for all of you will be with you forever. Cherish the memories, may they bring you comfort. Heaven has gained a beautiful soul. Rest In Peace Jeanette. With love and our deepest sympathies, Linda and Ray
Ray and Linda Gregory
July 27, 2021
Renee, Jennifer and Christopher, we were very sad to hear about the passing of your mother. we have fond memories of our families and friends gatherings when you all used to live on Dan Main Hill. God Bless you all.
Ray and Laurie Rogers
July 22, 2021
Dear Jeanette, You will always be a member of "The Class of '64 at NHS" and you will always be fondly remembered. You have left us too soon. "To the stars" was part of our motto and now you are there. Sincere condolences to your family. Margot (Ferry) Adams
Margot Adams
July 21, 2021
I am sorry to hear of Jeannette´s passing. I worked with her for many years and she was a wonderful sweet woman....
Anne Annicharico
July 19, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your beautiful Mom. I worked with her for many years at SOS. Prayers to Jeanette and the family.
Linda Coffey
July 19, 2021
It was with great sadness that I read of the passing of your Mom. Although I only had the pleasure of seeing her at her six-month dental appointments, I considered her a friend. She always looked stunningly beautiful with her radiant smile and never missed an opportunity to inquire about the families of our team. In turn, she loved to share the lasted updates on her family. It was obvious that she was so incredibly proud of her children and grandchildren. She was such a kind soul and will be greatly missed. Blessings to your family.
Debbie Cummings
July 18, 2021
Renee, Jennifer and Chris, I will always remember your mom by her beautiful face and warm smile. She was fun loving and a very caring friend and neighbor. I will always cherish the neighborhood parties and dinners we shared. We send you all our deepest condolences, and may she rest in peace!
Rosalie and Peter Reap
July 16, 2021
I shall always remember the 2019 Italy trip when I met Jeanette. She was such a gracious lady. My heartfelt sympathy to Jen, Chloe, and the rest of your family.
Karen McGuire
July 16, 2021
Renee, Jennifer and Chris- mom is at rest and you children did such a great job of caring for your mother. Peace for all of you! She was a wonderful person and I will so miss her.
Kathy Smiley
July 16, 2021
Jeanette was a member of the SOS family for so many years and will continue to be for years to come. We will always see her smile, hear her soft voice and remember how committed , caring and passionate she was. She made SOS a better place and helped us care for our patients. She will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
Michael Humphrey
July 16, 2021
Renee, Jennifer & Chris, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She was a great women, friend and neighbor. Jeanette we will miss you. GOD speed and peace
Tony &Kathy Procopio
July 15, 2021
So sorry for your loss. Your Mom and I worked many years ago. She was a very kind person and was a supportive coworker and friend.
Susan Kearns
July 15, 2021
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