Patricia Louise Rice, 75, of Freehold died on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge Township. Mrs. Rice was born in Hollywood, California. She was raised in the Swiss Chalet on Route 17 in Ramsey, a restaurant started by her grandparents in Rochelle Park. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church, Freehold; a member of the Junior Women’s Club of Freehold; a member of the Board of Directors of the Freehold Little League and instrumental in helping found the St. Rose of Lima School Intramural Sports Program. She was a member of the Freehold High School Football Booster Club and a poll worker in Freehold Borough. She was a New York Yankees fan, and enjoyed the music of Johnny Mathias, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Elvis Presley. She was predeceased by a son, James Milligan Rice, II; her parents, Charles and Agnes Coggins Pfuhl; a sister-in-law, Donna Statdfield; a sister, Phillipa Pfuhl; an uncle, Rudy Pfuhl; and an aunt, Louise Darby. Surviving are her husband, James M. Rice; two sons, Mark Rice and fiancé Lisa Romeo and Patrick Rice and fiancé, Suani Carrion; two grandchildren, April Rice and James P. Rice; two brothers, Chuck Pfuhl, Riverside, California and Charles M. Pfuhl, Ramsey, N.J.; a sister, Barbara Pfuhl; a sister-in-law, Judy Sassaman; a brother-in-law, Ed Rice and wife Ann; relatives in Switzerland; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. The viewing will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Freehold on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Rose of Lima Church, Freehold on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. followed by interment at the parish cemetery. Memorial donations to St. Rose of Lima Church, 16 McLean Street, Freehold, NJ 07728 or the American Heart Association would be appreciated.