Stephen J. Rice, 67, NCR retiree, E-town College groundskeeper, father of five

By on June 1, 2016

Stephen J. Rice, 67, of Elizabethtown, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Audubon Villa, Lititz.

Born in Elizabethtown, he was the son of the late Robert U. and Kathryn E. (Horning) Rice.

Steve retired from NCR. After retirement he worked for Elizabethtown College as a groundskeeper.

Steve is survived by three children: Kristine Herman of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; Joel Rice of Lititz; and Lindsey Rice of Elizabethtown; grandchildren: Katie and Jeff Bourne of Lancaster; Zachary Bourne of Palm Bay, Fla.; Kasi Herman of Barefoot Bay, Fla.; Bria and Blaise Burgoyne of Elizabethtown; and Liam Rice of Lititz; three sisters: Nancy Hein of Summerfield, Fla.; Sharon Glunt, and Stephanie Rice, both of Elizabethtown; and brothers: Jack Rice, husband of Ruthie, of Elizabethtown; Kerry Rice, husband of Gloria, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Tom Rice of Glendale, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by a son: Stephen J. Rice Jr.; daughter: Tammy J. Bourne; three sisters: Jean Anderson, Peggy Pallini, and Gloria Snyder; and a brother: Robert U. Rice Jr.

A memorial service was held May 27 at Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy. Interment followed at Mount Tunnel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1630 Manheim Pike, Lancaster PA 17601.

To send an online condolence, visit sheetzfuneralhome.com. Sheetz Funeral Home, Mount Joy, handled the arrangements.

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