RANDOLPH – Robert J. Pierson, 96, of Randolph, died peacefully Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at his house with family members by his facet.
He was born on June 22, 1926 in Quincy, Mass., to Michael and Ida (Miller) Pierson. Robert attended faculties in Maine at Chelsea #6, a one room schoolhouse by the sixth grade, and St. Mary’s School in Augusta for the seventh and eighth grades. After finishing eighth grade, Roberts left faculty to work and was drafted into the military in 1944. He served within the European Theater of Operations till 1946 when he was wounded and ultimately discharged. After his discharge, he held varied jobs till 1950, when he went to Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute (SMVTI) and have become a machinist. After graduating from SMVTI, he labored for the Hyde Windlass Company till 1960 earlier than transferring to the State of Maine, the place he labored till his retirement in 1991.
In 1950 he married Katherine (Ayers) and shortly thereafter their daughter Judy was born. After he and Katherine divorced, he married Marjorie (Wade) and so they remained married till her demise in 1999. After their retirement, he and Marjorie renovated “Camp” and he lived there till he moved to Randolph along with his accomplice Pauline Lewis.
Robert’s favourite pastime was golf and he performed as a lot as he may till he was 85 when it grew to become too troublesome for him to stroll on the course. It has develop into a household custom to provide him a golf card and/or reward on his birthday and Christmas.
He was deceased by his dad and mom; first spouse, Katherine; second spouse, Marjorie, and companion Pauline.
Robert is survived by his daughter Judy (Pierson) Leavitt and companion Tom Johnson; 4 stepchildren, Elton Wade, Melvin Wade and spouse Joan, Linda Peters and husband Wayne, and Melissa Morrill and husband Tom; many grandchildren and nice-grandchildren; particular buddies, Peter and Elaine Lorbeski, who handled him like a part of their household and cared for him tremendously.
“Grumpa”, as a few of his grandchildren referred to as him, we love you and can miss you!
The household want to give a particular thanks to his daughter-in-legislation, Kim Foster, for coming to Maine to take care of him in order that he can take pleasure in his closing days in his own residence, and due to the great care he was given to Robert by the employees of VA Togus and Beacon Hospice. Special due to Danni and Grace at Beacon Hospice for his or her distinctive care.
Roberts Visiting Hours will likely be held on Tuesday, November 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner. A navy funeral service will likely be held on Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 am on the “OLD” Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Blue Star, Avenue, Augusta.
In lieu of flowers, the household is asking for memorial donations in Robert’s reminiscence to:
American Cancer Society
PO Box 6704
Hagerstown, MD 21741 or:
the disabled American veterans