Monday, June 28, 2010

Helen L. Rice

Wellsville, NY - Helen L. Rice, 76, of 100 Johnson Street died Monday, June 28, 2010 at Jones Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born November 12, 1933 in the Town of Amity, the daughter of the late Walter P. and Ruth M. (Carr) Hand.

Helen enjoyed her visits to the Wellsville Senior Center and was instrumental in forming the bingo club at the Colony Park Apartments.

She is survived by 4 brothers, Gerald R. (Dorothy) Hand of Cheektowaga, Walter R. "Barney" Hand of Scio, Donald C. (Sharon) Hand of Wellsville and William E. (Lori) Hand of Tennessee, two sisters, Doris J. Williams of Kane, PA and Edna M. (Paul) Lessard of Falconer, a dear friend, Bea Morehouse Mueckl of Orlando, FL and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Harold N. Hand.

Friends are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 1:00 pm at the Colony Park Apartments; Community Room, 95 Johnson Street in Wellsville with Pastor Dick Helms presiding. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Scio. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association or any charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences please visit

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