- Esther A. Pierce
- Date of Death:
- Jun 5, 2012
- Location of Service:
- Kostanski Funeral Home - Greenfield
GREENFIELD-Esther A. (Baker) Pierce, 88, passed peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, June 05, 2012.
Esther was born in Orono, Maine on May 3, 1924, the daughter of Charles and Marion (Chamberlain) Baker. She graduated from Bucksport High School in 1942.
Esther was a resident of Beverly and Peabody for 40 years and previously a resident of Greenfield for 13 years.
She worked at Wilson's Department Store in Greenfield and at Almys Department Store in Beverly, MA. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed saying the rosary, sewing, knitting, and doing crossword puzzles. Esther so loved the family trips to Bucksport, Maine.
She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence D. Pierce on March 27, 2012, her daughter Jane F. Pierce in 2003 and her granddaughter Allison Marie Martino in 1996.
She leaves her children, Catherine Townsley and her husband Richard, Sr. of Shelburne, MA, Everett C. Pierce and his wife Tammy of Bucksport, ME, Susan Steingass and her husband Timothy of Hedgesville, WV, Marion Day Carter and her husband Martin of Greenfield, MA, Nancy Martino and her husband Richard of Danvers, MA, Janet Pierce and her husband William of Wake Forest, NC, grandchildren, Richard Townsley, Michael Townsley and his wife Susan, Daniel Townsley and his wife Bree, Kimberly McCauly and her husband Don, Charles Pierce, Jennifer Steingass, Matthew Steingass and his wife Vanessa, Stephen Day, Ryan Pierce and his wife Jill, Michelle Martino, Courtney Martino, Richard Martino, Jessica Pierce, Meagan Pierce, Sean Pierce, Eric Pierce, great grandchildren, Madeline Townsley, Heather Townsley, Stephanie Townsley, Meredith Townsley, Emily Townsley, Danielle Townsley, Tyler Townsley, Owen Hoxie, and Andreas Bowen. She also leaves her brother Charles Baker of California, several nieces and nephews and a cousin.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be Friday (6/8) at 10am at the Blessed Sacrament Church 221 Federal St., Greenfield with the Rev. Timothy J. Campoli, officiating. A private burial will be held on Saturday (6/9) in St. Mary of the Annunciation Cemetery in Danvers, MA.
A calling hour will be held on Friday from 8:45-9:45am at the Kostanski Funeral Home 220 Federal St., Greenfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Franklin County 329 Conway St., Greenfield, MA 01301.
Sympathy message available at www.kostanskifunneralhome.com
- Location of Services:
- Kostanski Funeral Home
- 220 Federal St.