Felice was born in 1956, in New York City and grew up in Fresh Meadow Queens. She has an older brother and a younger sister. Her father worked for a dairy. She finished high school in Long Island and attended the University of Miami. After she graduated, and entered the radio and television industry in Miami. She was involved in commercial advertising. She recently needed to move into the facility, where she is very involved in the TOP program. She never had a Jewish education as a child and this program as she says, “fills a void”.