RICE - Peter J., age 81, of Dorchester. Passed away on July 23, 2022, at The Pat Roche Hospice House located in Hingham. Peter was born in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland and moved to the Boston area in his early twenties. He was employed for many years by Sears and Gillette. Peter is survived by his sister Ann Preston of Iowa, his best friend and caretaker in the past year Jimmy Wall of Dorchester, and many friends and distant relatives. He was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church located in Dorchester and a devoted Red Sox fan.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, July 26th at St. Marks Catholic Church, 1725 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester at 10:30 AM. Interment will be private. Relatives and friends are respectively invited to attend.
Visiting hours will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 AM prior to the funeral mass at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers a donation in Peter’s name may be made to The Home for Little Wanderers, 10 Guest St., Boston, MA 02135 ~ www.thehome.org