Mary Catherine Rice, born January 15, 1954, passed away June 19, 2007 after a long illness. Mary grew up in Plandome Manor and graduated from Port Washington's Paul D. Shreiber HS, then Centenary College with a degree in fine arts. Mary was a gifted artist, extraordinary cook and an international model. She worked with both the Ford and Wilhelmina modeling agencies. After modeling, she pursued a career in fine arts. Mary was predeceased by her loving and devoted parents James Blayney and Bernadette H. Rice. She is survived by her son Sean Bolebruch, brothers James and Thomas, sisters Lillian, Bernadette and Brigid, 11 nieces and nephews, and her beloved Brittany, her dog who never left her side. Services were held at St. Peter's Church in Port Washington on June 28. In Mary's memory, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.