John Rice, 86

OSWEGO, NY – John Rice, 86, a resident of 188 East 10th Street, died Wednesday Feb. 1, 2012, in Pontiac Nursing Home.

Mr. Rice was born in Oswego, the son of the late William and Maude (Sheridan) Rice.

He was a life resident of the area.

He was the husband of the late Grace (Anderson) Rice, who died in 1994.

Prior to his retirement, he was employed at the Lagoe Machine Shop in Oswego.

He had previously worked at the Fulton Knife Factory.

Mr. Rice is survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

Spring burial will be in Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., in Oswego.