Charlotte E. Rice, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She was 98 years old.

Charlotte was born on June 11, 1924, in Newville. She was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Lillian Russell Young.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Smith (husband, Dan) of Carlisle; her brother, Harry C. Young (wife, Connie) of Newville; three grandsons, Edward Brownewell (wife, Gelen), Michael Brownewell and Bryon Jumper; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Cyrus Rice, who passed away in February of 2000; and a sister, Maxine Brooks.

Charlotte had worked as a nurse’s aide at the former Claremont Nursing Home. She also cared for children in her home.

A viewing was held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, in the Egger Funeral Home, 15 W. Big Spring Ave., Newville. A funeral service with Pastor Philip Steele officiating was held in the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. Burial was in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family would like to thank Grane Hospice for their special care. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grane Hospice, 1200 Camp Hill Bypass, Suite 205, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011.


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