~Elaine Constance Dutchess Bice~
Quietly passed on October 28th, 2020 surrounded by loved ones. Born July 16th, 1938 In the Bronx N.Y, where she enjoyed her childhood.
As a young mother, she moved to Yonkers N.Y, where she started to raise her family and where her friends knew her as “Dutchess”.
In the late 60s she was an advocate for organizing fundraisers for people effected by cancer.
She liked solving puzzles and crocheting. Also tried her hand in raising Chinese fighting fish (Bettas)
In her free time she loved to go fishing, camping, crabbing, and vacationing in Keansburg, N.J. She had a strong dedication for loving her family and friends.
Dutchess really loved Christmas and receiving her heartfelt cards which were very special to her.
She might be gone but never forgotten. “We love you mom.”
She is survived by: Her brother Butchie Murphy, and sister Laurel Greer.
Sons: James, Douglas, David and George Bice, and her daughter Laurel Bice. Her niece Denise Bice.
Grandkids: Jimbo, Vinnie, Lenise, Anthony, Niclaire, Brandee and Michael. Great Grandkids: Ace, Chloe, Alecia and Vinnie.