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Obituary - Joyce R. Pierson

Joyce R. Pierson

Date of Passing: December 15th, 2010

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In memory of Mrs. Pierson, kindly consider the First United Methodist Church of Waterville or the Alzheimer's Association of CNY.

Joyce R. Pierson, 92, of Waterville, passed away Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at MM Ewing Continuing Care Center in Canandaigua. She was born November 24, 1918 in Theresa, NY the daughter of the late Floyd and Marion Webber Ritter. She was educated in Theresa schools and also attended business school in Philadelphia, NY. On May 1, 1941, in Theresa, she married Delmar M. Pierson of North Brookfield. At one time, Mrs. Pierson was employed at the Waterville Knitting Mill and later at the Harding Nursing Home. She and her husband, Delmar, also owned and operated a dairy farm in North Brookfield. Mr. Pierson passed away October 25, 2007. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Waterville. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Patricia Pierson of Honeoye; three grandchildren, Amy and Doug Gesdorf of Streetsboro, OH, Brian and Dawn Pierson of Victor, and Michael Pierson and his girlfriend, Nicole of Rochester; and four great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Sebastian, Cory and Abigail. She was predeased by a son, David. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 am at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville, with Pastor Genett Timlin officiating. Spring interment will be in Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville. A calling hour will be held Tuesday from 10-11, prior to the service.


Ron and Pat, My family and I are thinking of you at this most diffcult time.
jean (pierson) howard