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Lucene Ruth Peirce

1933-2013 Lucene Ruth Peirce, 80, a resident of Chapel Road in Bennington died Sunday September 29, 2013 at her residence. She was born in Pittsfield, MA March 1, 1933. She was the daughter of the late George W. and Arax R. (Dicranian) Shearer. Lucene received her early education in Pittsfield, MA and after moving to Bennington attended Bennington High School. In earlier years Lucene was employed at the Polygraphic in North Bennington. She later owned and operated Peirce's Restaurant on North St. in Bennington and most recently helped her son James with his business, Gimme Pizza. She was a very gracious, kind woman and was well loved by her customers. Although she loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, she also loved the many animals that crossed her threshold. Survivors include her children, Christine Ann Tyrrell Mason, Cynthia Thomayer and her husband Skip and James B. Peirce and his partner Lyle Aiken Jr. all of Bennington; Eight grandchildren and five great granddaughters and a life- long love Robley Sawyer along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Martha Sweet. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Friday October 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. The burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Friday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. If friends desire contributions in memory of Lucene may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201


Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 2, 2013
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