Mr. Timothy H. Rice

  • BORN: June 4, 1953
  • DIED: July 18, 2017
  • LOCATION: Windsor, Massachusetts

Mr. Timothy H. Rice, 64, of Windsor, MA, died early Tuesday morning, July 18, 2017, at Mt. Greylock Extended Care Facility in Pittsfield.
He was born in North Adams on June 4, 1953, a son of the late Harold and Loretta (Tatro) Rice. He grew up in Savoy, and attended local schools, graduating from the Metal Fabrication program at C.H. McCann Technical High School in North Adams.
Tim had worked as a laborer and foreman for Renau Construction Co. in Pittsfield for over 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of Local 473 of the Laborer's Union.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking and gardening. He was a master craftsman and had built his own home with the help of his family.
He is survived by his wife, the former Judith M. Silvernail, whom he married on June 20, 1986;
a son, Eric Giansiracusa and his wife, Melodie, of Pittsfield;
two daughters, Bobbi Jo Olver and her husband, Rob, of Adams; and Kimberly Mintz and her husband, Ari, of Millbury, MA;
seven grandchildren, including Nathan Danford, Brandy and Wyatt Giansiracusa, Leona Olver, Rowan Conway, Timothy Olver and Sofia Giansiracusa;
a great grandson, Caiden Parker;
six brothers, Roger Rice and his wife Ivy of Clarksburg, Joseph Rice and his wife Sharon of Savoy, Tracy Rice and his wife Lisa of Cheshire, Fred Rice and his wife Kathy of Bernardston; David Bosquet and his wife Tammy of Florida, and Mark Bosquet of Connecticut;
eight sisters, Dawn Krutiak and her partner Dick Rosier of Cheshire, Elaine Swanner of Adams, Marlene Rice and her partner Michael Deame of Cheshire; Kelly Rice of Adams, Terri Bird and her husband Al of Adams, Jean Rice and her partner Jeffrey Klammer of Adams, Paula Ziemlak and her husband Steven of Adams, and Joyce Limburger and her husband John of Connecticut;
his stepmother, Arlene Rice of Adams, as well as several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 21st, at 11:00 AM in the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St. Adams.
Rev. William D. Furey of the Berkshire Union Chapel will officiate.
Burial will follow in the East Windsor Cemetery.
Calling hours are Thursday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department, 2025 Route 9, Windsor, MA 01270.
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“ So very very sorry to hear of Tim's passing. ”

Posted by: Terry Malloy - Worthington, MA

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