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James A. Rice III

November 28, 1953 ~ January 11, 2024 (age 70) 70 Years Old

James Rice III Obituary

North Grosvenordale, CT- James A. Rice III age 70 passed away suddenly, Thursday, January 11, 2024, at his home.  He leaves his wife of fifty years, Irene F. (Gendreau) Rice, his son Scott Rice and his wife Jeanne Harrington of Canterbury, CT, a daughter Kelly Jansing and her husband Robert of Willington, CT, a grandson Colby Jansing.  Jim also leaves Leo Gendreau which he thought of as a brother and a sister Elaine Levesque both of North Grosvenordale, CT.

He was born in Putnam, CT, the son of James A. Rice Jr. and the late Theresa M. (LaFleur) Rice and lived here all his life.  Jim worked for over thirty years as a draftsman for Cullinan Engineering of Auburn, MA.  Jim enjoyed woodcarving, fishing, hunting, target shooting, and quality time with his family and friends.  He was a life member of the Valley Springs Sportsmen Club.  Jimmy was a fountain of kindness and knowledge and a pleasure to know him as a friend. In his later years working at Lowes, he was more of a goodwill ambassador, helping all customers with their shopping needs. 

There are no calling hours and services are private.  Please omit flowers and donations may be made in his memory to the Valley Spring’s Sportsman Club, kids fishing derby, Valley Rd., North Grosvenordale, CT.  The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, Webster, MA has been entrusted with his arrangements.  A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you can post a condolence or light a candle.   

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