John Pierczynski

GASTONIA - John Bishop Pierczynski, died Jan. 24, 2013, at Brian Center in Gastonia.

He was born Sept. 28, 1934, in Charleston, S.C., and was the son of John Henry Pierczynski and Ruth Pierczynski.

John was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied history and archeology. He served in the Vietnam War under the United States Marine Corps. John was a Mason and a master scuba diver. He enjoyed outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.

John is survived by wife Doris Pierczynski, son Stan Pierczynski and wife Karen, daughter Constance Ashley and husband Dennis, son Peter Pierczynski and wife Heather, son Mark Pierczynski, brother Edmond Pierczynski and wife Mary, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Indian Trail Chapel, 4431 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail.

Heritage Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family.

Funeral Home

Indian Trail Chapel - Indian Trail
4431 Old Monroe Rd.  Indian Trail , NC 28079
(704) 821-2960

Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 26, 2013