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March 31, 2014

Janice Helen (Dye) Bice

Janice Helen(Dye) Bice

NEW BERLIN — Janice Helen (Dye) Bice, 66, of New Berlin, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home in Burlington Flats on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

She was born to Gerald and Harriett (Reed) Dye at Chase Memorial Hospital in New Berlin on Aug. 14, 1947.

She grew up on a farm in the Columbus area and graduated from New Berlin Central School in 1965.

After completing high school she was married to Raymond Bice for 13 ½ years and had three wonderful children who she loved very much.

Janice was employed by Pete Reagan and Aviva Schneider at their pottery shop on Shacktown Mountain for a number of years. She then babysat for three wonderful children; Brittany, Dylan and Rileigh Mumbulo, who she treated as her own grandchildren. She later worked at Chensego Veterinary Clinic in New Berlin until their retirement. She was also a caregiver for Sarah Galley the daughter of David and Kathy Galley.

Janice greatly loved her New York Giants and watching her grandchildren with their sports. She loved riding horses and her art for making cards for special occasions. She enjoyed reading and doing The Daily Star crossword puzzles.

Janice is survived by her daughters, Joette (Tom) Dane, Andrea (Terry Webb) Bice; and her son, Matt Bice; as well as her grandchildren, Branden and Karolyn Barker, Lucas (Jessica Dunham), Gus and Thomas Jr. Dane; and her great-grandchildren, Trinitie, Kilie, Logan and Dakota. She is also survived by her brothers, Richard (Kathy) Dye and Fred (Lynette) Dye; as well as her nieces and nephews, Tim, Tom, Steve, Jason, Angela and Laura, and their children and spouses.

She was predeceased by her parents.

Memorial donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care of Otsego or to the Edmeston Emergency Squad.

A graveside service will be held for family and friends at a later date.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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