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Bernard W. Pierson Jr.

July 31, 1937 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Bernard W. Pierson Jr. 84, of Howard, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at home with his family by his side.  He was born on July 31, 1937 in Philipsburg, the son of the late Bernard W. Sr. and Catherine Brown Pierson.  

On November 28, 1964, he married the love of his life, Barbara E. Gardner, they celebrated 57 years together.  They had four children together.  He is survived by  three sons,  Scott M. (Melissa) , Wade A. (Karen Ballock), Brad W. (Lisa) Pierson, and one daughter Katina (Derek) Pacella.  He is also survived by grandchildren, Brooke Pierson, Tyler (Sami) Pierson, Michael Pierson, Bailey (Gino) Petrucelli, Jessica (Amanda) Pierson, Brandon and Nicholas Pacella, Tom (Aimee) Barzona, and Bryan (Nan) Gundlach, and four great-grandchildren, Emmett, Ira, Jordan, and Kinley and  he is also survived by brothers, Robert L. (Linda) and Don L. (Eileen) Pierson, and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother-in-law, James D. Gardner, sister-in-law Cindy Gardner, and his in-laws James L. & Eileen Gardner.  

He was a member of the Beech Creek American Legion, the Howard VFW, and former member of the Howard VFW pool league for several years.  He enjoyed shooting pool, hunting, fishing, riding his bike, and the outdoors. Bernie retired from Titan/Cerro Metals in 2008 after many years of service.

There will be no public viewing. A memorial service at the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2022  at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Alan S. Eckenroad officiating. Friends will be received from 10-11A.M. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church,P.O. Box 39, Beech Creek, Pa. 16822 or to the Son’s of the American Legion, P.O. Box 322, Beech Creek, PA. 16822

His family wishes to thank the caregivers at Grane Hospice Care for their wonderful care.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, Howard.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 27, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Beech Creek Wesleyan Church
217 Main Street
Beech Creek, Pa. 16822

Memorial Service
Wednesday
April 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Beech Creek Wesleyan Church
217 Main Street
Beech Creek, Pa. 16822

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