Anna M. Pierson, 87, of Sheffield, PA. died Friday, December 23, 2011at the Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was born July 1, 1924 in Warren, PA. to the late Andrew and Anna Hanusik Kujava.

She has resided in Sheffield area most of her entire life and was a 1942 graduate of Sheffield High School. Anna attended Tiona United Methodist Church and was a member of the Sheffield V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She always enjoyed baking and being a grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her 4 children – Marcy A. Carlson and husband, Fred of Clarendon, PA., Gale Pierson and wife, Esther of Ludlow, PA., Gregory Pierson and wife, Mary of Warren, PA., Brian Pierson and wife, Tracy of Kane, PA. of Butler, PA., 5 Grandchildren – Nicole Otero and husband, Adrian, Amanda Carlson and partner, Chelsea Wallen Carlson, Sara, Andrew and Austin Pierson and 3 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Harley Pierson who died in 2005, 4 Brothers – Ludwig, Paul, Joseph and John Kujava, 2 Sisters – Mary Ciaramella and Helen Fornari. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. and on Wednesday one hour prior to the funeral and committal service at 11:00 A.M.

with Rev. Martin Reynolds, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Sheffield Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through contributions to Tiona United Methodist Church.

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