George Milton “Oscar” Pierson, 82, of Sugar Grove, PA. died Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at W.C.A. Hospital after a brief illness. He was born January 29, 1930 in Warren, PA. to the late Clyde and Ethel Hopkins Pierson. He has resided in Sugar Grove for the past 53 years moving from Youngsville, PA. George was employed with Marlin Rockwell Corporation as a bearing grinder, retiring from there after 27 years. He had numerous great friends whom he dearly loved and appreciated. He is remembered as having a great sense of humor, he enjoyed life and people.
He is survived by his 4 children – Kathryn Frank and husband, Jim of Uhrichsville, Ohio, Ken Harris and wife, Charlene of Tazewell, VA., Mark Pierson of Sugar Grove, PA., Deb Wollenberg and husband, Keith of Corum, MT., 1 Brother – Neil Pierson and wife, Elizabeth of Youngsville, PA., 2 Sisters – Anita Boughton of Ellington, N.Y., Janet Smith and husband, Martin of N. Warren, PA.
6 Grandchildren – Don Young of Greenville, S.C., Candy Hall of Sugar Grove, PA., Alexis Bass of Alachua, FL., Gretchen Brooks of Stark, FL., Kirby Pierson of Sugar Grove, PA., Alicia Johnson of Franklin, PA, 9 Great Grandchildren,
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Marily” Hardenburg Pierson who died September 17, 2007 whom he married August 22, 1959 in Youngsville, PA., 1 Son – Craig M. Pierson,1 Brother – Reed Pierson in 2007, 1 Great Grandson – Robert J. Hall.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M.
Where a funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. P.J. Cathcart, Associate Pastor of Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Garland Methodist Cemetery, Garland, PA.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Dept.
E-Mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com