Albert C. Pierce Jr., age 93 years, of Holden, formerly of Brockton, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Lutheran Health Care Center in Worcester, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Harriet J. (Clemons) Pierce. Born Saturday, Feb. 15, 1919, in Brockton, he was the son of the late Albert C. and Marion H. (Crowell) Pierce Sr. He was a graduate of Brockton High School and of Bentley College. Albert was a longtime Brockton resident, moving to West Bridgewater in 1963, and then to Carver. He worked most of his life in the food service industry. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He enjoyed gardening and fishing, but most of all time with his family. He was a member of the Union Congregational Church in East Bridgewater. He is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Scott of Holden and Carolyn Gayle and her husband Paul of East Bridgewater; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a niece and two nephews. He was the father-in-law of the late William Scott, and twin brother of the late Rev. Harvey Pierce. His funeral service will be held Friday, March 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Plympton. Visitation will take place Friday one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to Lutheran Social Services, 3 Apple Hill Drive, Natick, MA 01760. For additional information please visit www.d-mfh.com
. Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home 647 Main St., Brockton 508-586-4391
Published by The Enterprise on Mar. 29, 2012.