Rice, June V.

Rice, June V.

September 13th, 2017

Passed away peacefully at University Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 in her 93rd year.  Beloved war bride of the late Clarence “Eddy” Rice (1981).  Devoted mother of Graham (Phyllis) of Hamilton.  Loving grandmother of Gus Rice (Melissa) of Vancouver.  Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews in England and Canada.  Predeceased by her parents, Rebecca and Thomas Welton, her sisters, Florence Dixon, Ann Sauvé, Eileen Swift, Kathleen Buckley, Mavis Cockburn and her brothers, Arthur and Terrance Welton.  June was a life member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority since 1964 and a devoted member of St. Jude’s Anglican Church as well as the First Hussars Association.  Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 2:00-5:00 p.m., with a Beta Sigma Phi Sorority tribute at 1:45 p.m.  A funeral service will be conducted at the Church of St. Jude, 1537 Adelaide Street North, London on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment at St. John’s Cemetery, Arva.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of June are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Church of St. Jude or London Health Sciences Foundation-cancer centre.  

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Keith and Jen CrostonA fantastic Auntie, she never once forgot her nephew in England, we will always remember our time together and what a lovely person my Auntie was.
Paul & Stasia DunnOur condolences Graham, Phyllis & family. I, Paul, enjoyed my visits with Graham to visit June in London. Many fond memories and great hospitality - RIP.
Cathy and Brian TaylorWe will always remember June as a pillar of St. Jude's Church and the driving force behind the St Jude's ACW...her quiet determination, her organizational skills, her kind, selfless attitude, and her devotion to her Church were legendary....and although we have moved away, her example will stay with us. God Bless you, June, and thank you!!!!!....Cathy and Brian Taylor
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