Obituary – John C. Pierson
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Merry Anne Pierson
The Evening Review, East Liverpool, OH
Thursday, 27 July 1978
John C Pierson, 57, of Summitville, died today at 8:15 a.m. at home, after an illness of two years. A World War II veteran, Mr. Pierson was born in Salineville March 3 1921, a son of Arthur Pierson and Frances Madison Pierson. He worked as a crane operator at the Elger Company in Salem. He was a member of the American Legion Post 442 in Salineville.
In addition to his widow, Mrs. Wilma G Pierson at home, survivors include three sons, John Michael Pierson, Earl Dennis Pierson, and James Patrick Pierson, all of Salem, three daughters, Mrs. Janet Lee May of Kennsington, Mrs. Patricia Ann Wickersham of Minerva and Mrs. Sharon Francine Kenst of Salem, a brother James McCullough, a sister, Mrs. Glenna Davis, both of Holt, MI and 12 grandchildren.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 pm from the Manning funeral home in Salineville by Mike Hazelton, pastor of the Church of Christ. Burial will be in Woodland cemetery, Salineville. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday afternoon and evening.