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Donald W. Rice

Donald W. Rice, age 92, of 479 Park Avenue, Tyrone, died Monday, August 25, 2008 at his home. He was born September 8, 1915 in Barree, PA, the son of John G. and Aura Croyle Rice. On July 3, 1939 at Tyrone he was married to Norma Moore who survives. Also surviving are three children, John (Sherrill) Rice of Warriors Mark, Peggy Deibler, wife of the late John Deibler, also of Warriors Mark and James (Avis) Rice of RD4, Tyrone and one sister, Janet (William) Anderson of Tyrone. Five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive.
Mr. Rice retired in 1966 as a track foreman for the PRR, and following his retirement, he was employed at the Spruce Creek Rod and Gun Club and at Skip Lamborn’s Service Station. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 494, the National Rifle Association and the Tyrone Sportsmen. He enjoyed spending time with his family and hunting and fishing.
Funeral service for Donald W. Rice will be Wednesday, August 27 at 11 a.m. at the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc. with Pastor Rich McCahan officiating. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.