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“I can't believe it's been so long my friend, I miss our chats greatly but I still feel your presence and energy. I know you're with God smiling down...Read More »
1 of 50 | Posted by: Mike Moosbrugger - chalfont, PA

“I had seen him in 2011 just about ayear before his passing i had given him a painting that i had called the god switch be cause he had given me...Read More »
2 of 50 | Posted by: Dave Gottschlich - Philly, PA

“i can't believe it's 5 yrs. i know you are with God. i hope to see you one today. thanks for everything and helping all of us. libra. ”
3 of 50 | Posted by: r b - horsham, PA - Friend

“Still miss our chats, but I know you are in a better place smiling down. Rest easy my friend. ”
4 of 50 | Posted by: Mike M - Philadelphia, PA

Lady Barbara, my Mom (I know you remember her, Knows All, Sees All, Tells Nothing... Laugh Out Loud! “You dressed up as Santa Clause and brought me and my brothers a giant bag of toys. One of the gifts was a microscope. I loved that thing so much...Read More »
5 of 50 | Posted by: Marie white - SELLERSVILLE, PA

“You dressed up as Santa Clause and brought me and my brothers a giant bag of toys. One of the gifts was a microscope. I loved that thing so much...Read More »
6 of 50 | Posted by: Marie white - SELLERSVILLE, PA

“Time goes on..... Memory stops us and makes us stay and recall..... I do.... and when I think of you..... I Smile!.... Because you gave me the...Read More »
7 of 50 | Posted by: Marilyn Carson - Philadelphia, PA

“thank you for so much, you were always there for me.i know you are with God and friends. we miss you here.i wish i got to know you better.see you...Read More »
8 of 50 | Posted by: r b - PA - Friend

“Your ability was truly amazing! Still the words you told me many years ago are coming to fruition. May you rest in peace. I am happy to have had the...Read More »
9 of 50 | Posted by: Michelle Koszarek - Dixon Springs, TN

“7/4/15 Coming home from watching fireworks and passed the local reader and advisor. Wondering if they were "spot on" and amazing as Mr Dee was back...Read More »
10 of 50 | Posted by: Jo

“I'm so sad to hear of Mr. Dee's passing. I visited him 28 years ago. It was one of the single most fascinating experiences in my life. I remember...Read More »
11 of 50 | Posted by: Alex Ryan - PA - client

“So sorry to hear of Mr. Dee's passing. I went to him several times in my lifetime and introduced some friends to him has well. He told me things...Read More »
12 of 50 | Posted by: K. Rose - CA

“My Mother and I came to see Mr. Dee in the early 90's and was in awe of his abilities! Thank you for the wonderful memory! May Mr. Dee find peace and...Read More »
13 of 50 | Posted by: Carole - Baltimore, MD - client

“You are one of my angels. Thank you for helping me. I pray you are at peace. ”
14 of 50 | Posted by: Liz

“He was a wonderful person so sorry for your family loss. May he be always in peace. ”
15 of 50 | Posted by: melissa - phila, PA - client

“I had been a client of Mr, Dee since 1985. He had helped me and dodge a bad outcome several times. I will always be in awe. You will be and are...Read More »
16 of 50 | Posted by: Denise Ha;; - Boynton Beach, FL

“I was living away an trying to see Mr Dee for the last year of his life but he passed before. Many thing still one up that he told me about from 2...Read More »
17 of 50 | Posted by: Dawn Amber - Fairless hills, PA

“Thank in peace ”
18 of 50 | Posted by: Cynthia - Middletown, DE - Client

“Sorry you are gone ”
19 of 50 | Posted by: Miss Dee - bensalem, PA - friend

20 of 50 | Posted by: HANK T. - BUCKINGHAM, PA

“Hello, I am so sorry for your loss. I was wondering if I could speak to you. It sounds crazy but YOU, (not Mr. Dee) may actually have the answer to...Read More »
21 of 50 | Posted by: Donna Murphy - Moorestown, NJ

“I am saddened to hear of Mr. Dee's passing... I had Googled his name, because I kept saying I wanted to visit him again. I was in disbelief at 1st...Read More »
22 of 50 | Posted by: Tiya

“Just heard about Mr Dee's passing. Went to him in 1981, after my father's passing. I had just moved from the Philly area to TN. Made an apt when I...Read More »
23 of 50 | Posted by: wilma - knoxville, TN - client

“I am just finding out that Mr. Dee passed away..I had been gtting his readings every yr for many yrs and he was always so accurate...I was just...Read More »
24 of 50 | Posted by: sandy moore - levittown, PA

“I had the pleasure of meeting and having readings done by Mr. Dee. His readings were always accurate and I am sorry to see him gone. I only just...Read More »
25 of 50 | Posted by: Colleen Collazo - Philadelphia, PA

“I only had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Dee once and had planned on seeing him again. My experience with him was amazing and let me recieve important...Read More »
26 of 50 | Posted by: Lisa Cimino

“I will miss Mr. Dee so much, he was one of a kind, a very rare find, I feel very luckY that I had the honor of having him be a part of my life. He...Read More »
27 of 50 | Posted by: Cindy McElroy - Newtown Sq, PA

“He was a true blessing to me and my family. It was because of this beautiful man that I was able to enjoy many precious moments with love ones. May...Read More »
28 of 50 | Posted by: Ivette Ortolaza - Philadelphia, PA

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr D. He was an amazing man and a great Dunkin Donuts customer. I worked at DD a long time ago and he was the...Read More »
29 of 50 | Posted by: Donna Young - phila, FL - friend

“So sorry for your loss, Mr. Dee will be missed very much by so many whose lives he touched. With our deepest sympathy, Kim & Tom Hamm ”
30 of 50 | Posted by: KIM Hamm - Trevose, PA

“I was planning to visit Mr. D when I found out about his journey to the other side. I visited him since I was in my teens and now am 49 years old and...Read More »
31 of 50 | Posted by: Robert F. Dorner - Philadelphia, PA

“So Sad to see such a Great Person Gone. Ive met Mr. Dee several times, he was always live spirited and had a smile on his face... when I was around...Read More »
32 of 50 | Posted by: anonymous - philadelphia, PA

“Mr. Dee was an amazing and gifted talent who has guided me for nearly 23 years. You will truly be MISSED! RIP! ”
33 of 50 | Posted by: KAW - DE - Client

“I had only had the opportunity to meet this kind soul once in my lifetime, though my mother had known him far before I was born. Funny, it seems as...Read More »
34 of 50 | Posted by: Marissa Grant - Philadelphia, PA

35 of 50 | Posted by: MICHAEL CASSILIS - SULPHUR, LA

“Mr. Dee was such an amazing person. Who will truly be missed by everyone. He was such a nice man and and had such a wonderful gift and was very ...Read More »
36 of 50 | Posted by: Francine Ignudo - Horsham, PA

“A great soul has now passed over to another plane. Those of us whose lives he touched will always remember the love and guidance he offered. Most...Read More »
37 of 50 | Posted by: Andrea Keil - Delray Beach, FL

“Dear Mr Dee you where a wonderful person RIP ”
38 of 50 | Posted by: patricia kramer - philadelphia, PA

“will miss you greatly , ”
39 of 50 | Posted by: marygrace - piymouthmeeting, PA

“Mr. Dee was more than cool, he was Sinatra cool. When he walked in a room everybody noticed. Ladies wanted to be with him and guys wanted to be him....Read More »
40 of 50 | Posted by: Bob Hamill - Pigeon Forge, TN

“I have known Mr Dee since I was a child,remembering house parties my mother would always host...they were always so much fun for all. I always...Read More »
41 of 50 | Posted by: Cindi - Abington, PA

“Mr. Dee was an AMAZING reader and adviser! I sought Mr. Dee's talent during my Divorce. He not only helped me gain insight but also helped me...Read More »
42 of 50 | Posted by: Lee Micucci - Phila, PA - client

“Mr Dee was an amazing talent who will be sadly missed. God bless him and his family ”
43 of 50 | Posted by: Mary - Huntingdon Valley, PA

“Mr. Dee was a very kind soul, always smiling and was given such a beautiful gift that he shared with the world... I had the pleasure of visiting with...Read More »
44 of 50 | Posted by: Michelle - Bristol, PA - friend

“He was a gentle and kind man with an amazing gift. I am grateful for his wise insights and advice. My sincerest condolences to his family. ”
45 of 50 | Posted by: Liz - Philadelphia, PA

“I was very sorry to hear of Mr. Dee's passing. He has helped me tremendously over the years, with his insight and guidance and support. He was a...Read More »
46 of 50 | Posted by: Ellen Nevins - Belle Mead, NJ

“I just wanted to thank Mr. Dee and his family for sharing his talent with all of us. He was truly an inspiration to all. Mr. Dee could always make...Read More »
47 of 50 | Posted by: Denise - Bristol, PA - customer

“I'm so sorry to see Mr. Dee leave us. He was a wonderful man. He really enjoyed what he did. I visited Mr. Dee just about once a year since 1992. He...Read More »
48 of 50 | Posted by: Cynthia - Philadelphia, PA

“I'm so sorry to see Mr. Dee leave us. He was a wonderful man. He really enjoyed what he did. I visited Mr. Dee just about once a year since 1992. He...Read More »
49 of 50 | Posted by: Cynthia - Philadelphia, PA

“I remember Mr. Dee from around the neighborhood, always drove a Cadillac and everytime I saw him he would say to me "looking good" with that...Read More »
50 of 50 | Posted by: Matt Elliott - Philadelphia, PA

Edwin D. Rice, Jr. "The Amazing Mr. DEE" died peacefully on Monday, May 21, 2012 at his home. A life long Philadelphia resident.

Ed devoted his life to his profession as an Astro Analyst "The Amazing Mr. DEE". In his younger day he was a USO entertainer proforming magic & music, and as a musician he had his own groups, "Duke Rice &The Entertainers"and "The Astrogers". His true calling was guiding and assisting his clients with his unique entertainment as an Astro Analyst in his office and Horoscope parties; and he would always leave you with "SMILE!, God loves YOU! and So Do I"

Ed is the devoted and loving husband of 61 years to Margaret Nelson Rice and the proud father of Edwin D. Rice, III and his wife Caren of Ordena, CA and David C. Rice and his wife Marianne of Langhorne, PA. He is the caring grandfather of Kevin Rice, Sarah Michelle Rice, Kaitlyn Emily Walker and her husband Daniel and David J. Rice and the great grandfather of Graciana Marie Walker.

Relatives and friends are invited to Ed's Life Celebration on Thursday, May 24 from 7 to 9 PM at the John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Road, Phila and on Friday, May 25 from 8 to 10 AM at Our Lady of Calvary Church 11024 Knights Road, Phila. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM at Church and Interment will be private for family only. Memorial contributions in Ed's name may be made to The National MS Society.

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