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Catherine Leone "Cathy" Rice Allen, 65, of New Castle, and formerly of Leesburg, passed away at Jameson Memorial Hospital in New Castle on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.
She was born in Grove City, Pa on Aug. 28, 1952, to Donald Arden and Catherine Louise Beckert Rice. She graduated from Grove City High School. She married Delbert Edmond Allen Jr. on Oct. 6, 1973, and worked as a nurse's aid at various nursing homes in the local area.
In addition to her husband at home, survivors include a daughter, Jennifer L. Allen of New Castle; a son, Craig E. Allen, of New Castle; sister, Mary E. Bowlin of Freeport; three brothers, Donald J. Rice (Diane) of Volant; R. David Rice of Duarte, Calif., and Lewis J. Rice (Terry) of Columbia Station, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents.

Catherine Leone "Cathy" Rice, 65, of New Castle.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (1-9-18) at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1778 Perry Highway, Volant.
Service: Funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday (1-10-18) at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 3439 Ellwood Road, New Castle.
Interment: Carpenter Cemetery, Springfield Township.
Published on January 5, 2018
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