June 16, 1924 - April 13, 2017
Ellsworth J. Pierce, aged 92 years of Hopewell Twp., passed away early Thursday morning April 13, 2017 at his home under the care of Hospice. Born in Fairfield Twp., he was the son of the late Elias and Camille Pierce and the husband of the late Priscilla Jane (nee Durham) Pierce who passed away in 2003. Elsie, as he was known, worked for many years until his retirement with the Woodruff Oil Company, now Woodruff Energy. He started working for the Woodruff’s on the family farm and then began as a coal delivery driver; in later years, he worked in the installation department. Elsie loved gardening, being with his family, and was always seen with a smile a mile wide. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his son Ellsworth J. Pierce Jr. of North Carolina; his granddaughter, Jandalynn Skompski and her husband Todd of Hopewell Twp., and his great granddaughter, Bella Skompski. He was predeceased besides his parents and wife Priscilla by a daughter in law, Jennifer Jane Pierce; brothers, Elias and Whilden Pierce; and three sisters, Harriet Pierce, Reba Pierce and Cammie Pierce. Family and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Friday April 21, 2017 at 11:00a.m. from the SRAY-WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME, 62 Landis Ave at Carll’s Corner, Upper Deerfield Twp. A viewing will be held from 10:00a.m. till 11:00a.m. prior to the services. The interment will be in Fordville Memorial Park, Fairfield Twp.
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