Obituaries » Rosemary R. Pierce
August 14, 1925 - February 2, 2018
Rosemary R. Pierce, 92 of Lima, passed away on February 2, 2018 at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Rosie was born on August 14, 1925 in Lima to Pietro and Maria (Sciortino) Madonia, who both preceded her in death. On April 29, 1948, she married Richard D. Pierce who preceded her in death on October 8, 1996.
Rosie attended St. John’s Catholic School. In later years, she worked part time at Woolworths. She was a long-time member of St. John’s Catholic Church, where she donated her time in the choir, monthly breakfast committee, funeral luncheons and Altar-Rosary Society. Rosie was a life member of the VFW Post 1275. Her favorite hobbies included playing cards, gambling and spending time with her family.
Rosie is survived by her son Michael (Theresa) Pierce of Burbank, CA; daughter, Cathy (Dave) Nagel of Marion, OH; son, David (Anne) Pierce of Bluffton, SC; daughter, Cindy (Rich) Sutton of Lima; brother, Frank (Carol) Madonia, 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Rosie is preceded in death by her sisters, Josephine Clementz and Lena Walker and her grandson, Christopher Nagel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. John’s Catholic Church, 777 S. Main St., Lima. Burial will follow Mass in Gethsemani Cemetery.
Friends may call on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be given at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.