John H. Rice, Jr.

John H. Rice, Jr., 77, of Harrington Park, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Beloved husband of 52 years to Donna (nee Siebert). Loving father of John H. Rice, III and his wife Patricia of Suffern, NY and Dione Olson and her husband Robert of Hillsdale. Proud grandfather of Zachary, Daniel, Jesse and Gracie Jo. Dearest brother of Diane Zimmerman, Christine Hickey and Margo Sprague and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

John was a USMC veteran.  Before retirement, he was an electrician with Local 3. An avid outdoorsman, John belonged to Trout Unlimited, Rochelle Park, Healing Waters, Hackensack and the Eagle Mountain Hunting Club. He was also an avid gardener.

Unfortunately, due to the current world health crisis funeral services will be postponed.

A memorial celebration of John’s life will take place at a future date and will be announced.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John’s memory may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,


  1. Susan Vogt-Sodaro

    My deepest sympathy. It is a special gift to have memories that make you laugh and smile! Hugs to all!

  2. My condolences to the Rice family in your time of sorrow.

  3. To a child hood “Best Buddy” since the age of 11. “Salt of the Earth” You will be deeply missed, rest in peace. Memories that I will cherish for the rest of my days. God Bless You.

  4. A good man and a fine fisherman. A true loss for all.

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