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AGE: 54 • Brick
Christopher Peirson, 54, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at his home. Born and raised in Toms River, Chris lived most of his life in Brick with his family. He worked as a lifelong carpet installer and for the Brick Township Department of Public Works for many years until his retirement in 2000. After his retirement, Chris volunteered with various organizations, including the Visitation Relief Center for Sandy Storm victims, where he aided in the building and formation of the relief center. Chris also participated in the Special Olympics as a sponsor for his sister, Penny. Chris was always willing to lend a helping hand in the community and to friends. Chris was always the life of the party and made people laugh and smile. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Chris is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Harriet Peirson and by his brother, Tyler Peirson and sister-in-law, Carol Peirson. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Tammy (McDonald) Peirson; his son, Christopher and his wife Laura Peirson; his brothers, Skip and his wife Marge, Rory and his wife Tracy, and Ken and Eric; his sisters, Debbie and her husband Paul Fischer, Kerry and her husband Louis DeLuca, and Penny; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive relatives and friends for the viewing from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 at Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Road, Brick. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15 at the funeral home, followed by an interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Chris' memory to Visitation Relief Center, 725 Mantoloking Road, Brick, NJ 08723. For directions to the funeral home or to send a condolence to the family, visit www.weatherheadyoung.com.
Weatherhead Young Funeral Home
885 Mantoloking Road Brick, NJ 08723
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 13, 2014