Raymond Alfred Pierce Sr.
M, #2816, b. Jan 19, 1922, d. Dec 19, 1965
|Father*||Rufus Harrison Pierce b. Dec 19, 1888, d. Aug 3, 1955|
|Mother*||Lillian Ethelinda Thayer b. Feb 6, 1893, d. Oct 12, 1954|
|Birth*||Jan 19, 1922||Raymond Alfred Pierce Sr. was born on Jan 19, 1922 at Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.|
|He was the son of Rufus Harrison Pierce and Lillian Ethelinda Thayer.|
|Marriage*||Oct 9, 1948||Raymond Alfred Pierce Sr. married Jeannine Ida Houle on Oct 9, 1948 at Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.|
|Death*||Dec 19, 1965||Raymond Alfred Pierce Sr. died on Dec 19, 1965, at age 43 at Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.1|
|Obituary||Dec 20, 1965|| OBITUARY: PALMER, MASS – Raymond A. Pierce, 43, of 9 Bond St., Bondsville, died in his home Sunday, December 19, 1965. He was born in Belchertown Jan. 19, 1922, son of the late Rufus H. and Lillian (Brown) Pierce. He was a World War 2 veteran.|
A local resident for 19 years, for the past five years he had been employed as an extruder operator at Pierson Industries. He was a member of St. Bartholomew’s Church.
He leaves his wife, Jeannine I. (Houle) Pierce; two sons, David J. and Raymond A; five daughters, Barbara J., Deborah M., Donna M., Joanne L. and Charlene, all at home; three brothers, Gordon of Monson, Donald of Ware, James of Bondsville; five sisters, Mrs. Louise Capen and Mrs. Pearl Hubbard of Belchertown, Mrs. Rita Wegiel and Mrs. Ina Kopacz of Bondsville, and Mrs. Blanche King of Monson.
Funeral will be at Beers and Story Funeral Home Tuesday at 7:45 with a high mass of requiem at 8:45 in St. Bartholomew’s Church. Burial will be in St. Thomas Cemetery, Thorndike. Calling hours are today 3 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Published in the Springfield (Mass.) Union - Monday, December 20, 1965.2
|Burial*||Dec 21, 1965||He was buried on Dec 21, 1965 at Saint Thomas Cemetery, Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 199018615.3|
|Military*||Listed as a United States Military Veteran who previouly served in wartime combat.|
|Jeannine Ida Houle b. Oct 12, 1930, d. Jan 3, 1990|