Joseph E. Pearce
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Joseph E. Pearce of Hanover, died suddenly in his sleep on June 6, 2015. He was 66 years of age. Joe was a veteran of the Vietnam War where he served as a Green Beret. Joe's quiet strength, strong character, and benevolent nature will be missed by all who loved him. His greatest joy in life was to be surrounded by friends and family on a warm summer day at his pool. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Dolores Pearce of Philadelphia, Pa., and sister, Dolores Domenick of Philadelphia, Pa. He was the loving brother of Harry and Rosemary, Jean and Ray, Edward and Betty, John and Beth, and Helene and Jim. Joe is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Rose Marie (Kopitsky); his children, Joseph E. Pearce Jr. and his wife Heather of Sandwich, Robert J. Pearce and his wife Stephanie of Norwell, Nicole M. Cox and her husband Ryan of Hingham and Michael J. Pearce of Hanover; adoring Pops to his nine grandchildren, Nathan, Mia, Hannah, Emma, Nicholas, William, Charlie, Flynn and Bode. Visiting hours are Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 551 Washington St., Rte. 53, in Hanover, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St., Rte. 139, in Hanover, at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the US Department of Veterans Affairs and American Cancer Society. For directions and to sign Joes online guest book, please visit Sullivan Funeral Homes 781-878-0920 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated Since 1897

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Published in The Hanover Mariner from Jun. 9 to Jun. 17, 2015.
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June 12, 2015
Joe, it was an honor to know you. I'm grateful that our families were, and still are, able to enjoy time together, all because you and my Dad became so close. You mean a lot to our family and My thoughts and prayers go out to yours. We'll always miss you. Love, Jack Dennison
June 10, 2015
My heart was heavy for you and your beautiful family when I heard about Joe. I am so sorry for your loss. I know he will be greatly missed by all who knew him especially family and his friends which I will remember brought him so much joy! I couldn't be up there for the service but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.
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Tina and family
June 10, 2015
So sorry for your loss Mrs Pearce. Sending you love and hugs.
Mauria Jacobi
June 10, 2015
My fellow Army Veteran and Best Friend you will be sorely missed. See you on the other side. I will have a drink for you. Love Dale
Dale Dennison
June 10, 2015
So sad to hear about Joe. We will keep your family in our prayers and will be thinking of all of you this week as you say goodbye to a brother that loved being with family n friends more than anything in the world! Wish we could be there today to give you a much needed hug, love to all xox
Terri and George Keating
June 9, 2015
Just met Joe this past winter in Naples. I am a realtor here born in New Bedford Mass. I know he was a good man. My condolences to his family.
Roger Stening
Roger Stening
June 9, 2015
You and your family are in my prayers.
Tom Sullivan
June 9, 2015
My sincerest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
June 9, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Ed Akerley. MMA-'99
Ed Akerley
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