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Friday, August 29, 2014

Deborah I. “Debbie” Peirce, 63, of Roulette, PA

Deborah I. “Debbie” Peirce
Deborah I. Peirce
“Beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Sister”

Deborah I. “Debbie” Peirce, 63, of Roulette, PA, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at her home after a long illness.

Born on December 1, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of Kenneth A. and Betty J. McArthur Peirce. In November 1999, she married Scott A. Rockwell, who died in March 2012.

Debbie attended the Miami Carol City Sr. High School in Miami, FL.

She was a dedicated member of the Red Cross, the Volunteers and Service to America (VISTA) organization, and many other various community projects throughout her lifetime.

In her spare time, Debbie enjoyed reading, especially John Grisham novels, jewelry making, crocheting, baking especially bread making, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are two daughters, Tracy A. (Randolph Allen) Peirce of Coudersport and Lea L. Peirce of Orlando, FL; a son, Brian W.A. (LaTonya) Woods of Kannapolis, NC; two brothers, Kenny W. (Robin Robinson) Peirce of Roulette and Chris Peirce of Utah; a sister, Delia Landstrom of Minnesota; fourteen grandchildren, Lativia, Raequan, Kijara, Zion, Brian Jr., Cherish, Umajesty, Paradise, Tim, DJ, Shay, Twan, Darion, and Kejon; a great grandson, Seven; several nieces and nephews; and all of her extended family, godchildren, and friends. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Debbie was predeceased by two sisters, Sharon A. Peirce and Vicki L. Dixon.

At Debbie’s request, there will be no public visitation or funeral services. A memorial service will be held at date and place to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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Mandy Smith said... were such an amazing person and will surely be missed by many. Fly high with the angels...until we meet again.

JD PEIRCE said...

Love you aunt debbie. Jd peirce

Susan owens said...

My thoughts of you are unending Debbie..your smile..big of for heart of're a beautiful diamond..the calmness of the ocean..a gentle spite of all're my sister/bff..who will always,always...forever,and ever..walk with me in spirit..and live in my heart..soul..and mind..until we meet again..I love will never be forgotten