Dolores J. Pierce

Dolores Joan Pierce

82, formerly of Belle Union, passed away on December 11, 2012. Dolores was born in Beech Grove, Indiana on August 6, 1930 to Hartzell A. and Mary Alice (Dean) Boren. She graduated from Arsenal Tech in 1949. Dolores married Frank Thomas Pierce on January 23, 1949. Together they raised two daughters, Leigh Ann (Rick) Hermann and Darcy (Tim) Kelley. Dolores worked for many years as a cook in sorority and fraternity houses at DePauw University in Greencastle, including Delta Delta Delta and Pi Phi. She is also survived by her cousin, Nina (John) Watt; seven grandchildren, Amy (Rob) Lawson, Shannon (Shawn) McBeath, Jenny (Aaron) Logan, Courtney Kelley, Regina Hermann, Nick Kelley, Petty Officer Patrick Kelley, and ten great-grandchildren. Calling will take place on Saturday, December 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home , with burial following at Walnut Chapel in Belle Union. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2012