Obituary for Theodore Paul "Ted" Pierce
Theodore Paul Pierce, 86 of North Royalton, Ohio and a former longtime resident of North Adams, MA died Wednesday April 5, 2017 at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
He was born in Williamstown, MA on March 2, 1931 son of Amos H. and Ida Janet (McLain) Pierce. He attended local schools and graduated from the Williamstown High School.
Ted was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard for over twenty years.
He was the owner and operator of the Ted Pierce Oil Co. for many years until his retirement. Before that, he worked at Sprague Electric Co. Ted's favorite place on earth was his "camp" at Hedges Lake, New York where he had many close friends that became like family. He enjoyed fishing in all seasons and was known as the man who could fix anything. He loved to help others in any way he could.
His wife was Nancy Marie (Davis) Pierce who died on June 3, 2007. They were married on May 24, 1952.
Survivors include two daughters- Sherry Armitage and her husband, James of North Royalton, OH and Erin Myers and her husband, Jason of Fairlawn, OH. He also leaves two grandchildren-Timothy Armitage and Quinne Myers; and one sister- Barbara White and her husband, Robert of Williamstown, MA; and nieces and nephews. His son, Neil Pierce died in 1996.
FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Ted Pierce will be Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Sherman Burbank Memorial Chapel in Williamstown. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. Calling hours at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA are Tuesday from 4-6 PM. Memorial donations may be made to Hedges Lake Playground Association in care of Kathleen Barringer 607 Acland Blvd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.