Michael Rice

Obituary of Michael Rice

Michael J. Rice September 6, 1954 - March 30, 2013 Michael Rice, 58, of Sunrise Home, Danielson, CT, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Hartford Hospital. Michael grew up in East Woodstock, the son of the late James and Lois (Tracy) Rice. Michael is survived by his sister Patricia Rice of Corpus Christi, TX; Aunt Mary (Tracy) Kun and her husband Laszlo of Bradford, MA. Uncle Arthur Tracy and his wife Ruth of Shelton, WA; Uncle Douglas Tracy and his wife Peggy of Pomfret, CT; Uncle Dr. Frank Rice and his wife Kathleen of Southport, CT. And many cousins. Also the staff and residents of Sunrise NE Home of Danielson, CT, where he resided since 2006. Michael worked at the Dempsey Center in Putnam for many years till his retirement. Michael loved music, movies, eating out and especially trips he took with his Mom. He loved all the people at Sunrise who loved him and took great care of him. Michael was a special person who will be missed by everyone who touched his life. There will be a calling hour Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT, followed by a Graveside Service at 2:00 PM in Westfield Cemetery, North Street, Danielson, CT. To share a memory "Light a Candle "at www.smithandwalkerfh.com