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Betty L. Rice

March 9, 1940 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 79)


Betty L. Rice, 79, of Latrobe (Derry Twp.) went home to be with the Lord Thursday April 18, 2019 in UPMC-Shadyside. She was born March 9, 1940 in Derry a daughter of the late Earl and Anna Tierney Harris.

Betty was a member of Bible Baptist Church. She had retired from the Latrobe Area School District. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and traveling.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Harry Eugene "Bobby" Rice, siblings Ronald Harris, Laura Datsko, Earl Harris Jr., Anna McGurk, Kenneth and Richard Harris.

Betty is survived by her husband Harry W. "Keek" Rice, two daughters; Evelyn F. Bock of Latrobe and Sharon S. Yanits (James) of Latrobe. Two sons; James W. Rice (DeAnne) of Loveland, CO and Scott D. Rice (Becky) of Indiana. One brother John Harris of Latrobe and two sisters; Shirley Wiley (Robert) of Greensburg and Patty Howell (Ken) of Hillside. Six grandchildren; Allen, Carrie, Gary, Sydney, Trenton and Carson. One great grandchild Braidon, several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Monday from 2-4 and 6-8pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Tuesday at 11am with Pastor Matthew Schwender officiating. Interment will follow in the Coles Cemetery.

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