Donald A. Rice, 59, died Tuesday (November 21, 2017) at Newark Wayne Community Hospital.
Friends may call Sunday (November 26) from 1-4 p.m. at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark, New York. All funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Memorials, in his name, may be made to either the American Cancer Society, House of John in Clifton Springs or Laurel House Comfort Care in Newark.
Don is survived by his wife, Loretta Grover Rice; his daughter, Megan Rice of Newark; his mother, Jesse Rice of Newark/Clifton Springs; two step-sons Aaron (Sarah) Smith of Geneva and David Smith of Prattsburg, N.Y.; four granddaughters Aleena, Lillian, Amelia and Rachel; his siblings David (Laurie) Rice of Lyons Falls, N.Y., Dorothy Burgess of Newark and Patricia Bennett of Canandaigua. He was predeceased by his father, Earl “Bill” Rice.