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Shirley (Howie) Rice
  • In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's name may be made to the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, P.O. Box 356, Belmont MA 02478.

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Shirley (Howie) Rice, a resident of Needham for 45 years, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
Mrs. Rice was born in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, the daughter of the Margaret Moore (Shirley) and Stevenson "Bill" Howie. She was a graduate of Queens University in Belfast and received her MBA from Babson College. She worked as a law firm business administrator. In her spare time, Shirley enjoyed solving crossword puzzles.
Beloved wife for 55 years of Dr. Cecil A. Rice. Loving mother of the late Catherine Rice. Grandmother of the late Benjamin Rice and Ryan Contos. Half- sister of Hugh Keyte of London. Also survived by her cousin Catherine Morrison of Ballymoney, Northern Ireland.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Saturday, December 17th at 12 NOON. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend, Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11 AM – 12 NOON prior to the service.
Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's name may be made to the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, P.O. Box 356, Belmont MA 02478.