John “Jack” H. Pierce of Tyngsboro

1937 - 2017


April 30, 2017
Dolan Funeral Home


May 1, 2017
9 A.M. DFH 10A.M. Church
DFH St. Mary Magdalen Church

Jack Pierce, 80, of Tyngsboro died surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Lowell General Hospital.

He was married to the late Joan K. Pierce, who died on June 1, 2013.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen Pierce. He graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1954 and attended Business School.

Jack worked as a contract negotiator. He had previously worked for GTE, Raytheon, Honeywell and Dunfey’s Restaurants and Hotels. He retired from the Butler Bank in Lowell.

He was a communicant of St. Mary Magdalen Church and St. Mary Church.

Jack was a founding member of the Chelmsford Swim and Tennis Club, previously a member of the Vesper Country Club and the Lowell Rotary.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and looked forward to each and every birthday and holiday. He was a proud dad and granddad rarely turning down a chance to attended his children’s, grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s plays, performances, recitals and sporting events. Over the years he attended almost 1000 swim meets. Jack always cherished the opportunity to play a round of golf with his sons and was a loyal Boston sports fan.

He is survived by sons, John and his wife, Kathleen Pierce of Tyngsboro, Thomas and his wife, Karen Pierce of Chelmsford and Corey and his wife, Tara Pierce of Chelmsford; daughters, Kari Pierce-Clarke and her husband, Gregory Clarke of Tyngsboro and Patti and her husband, John Dalimonte of Andover; sister, MauIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made to D’Youville Foundation, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854.reen Prue of Rocky Hill, CT; sisters-in-laws, Brenda and her husband, Dan O’Brien of Tyngsboro and Ann and her husband, Edward Wilk of Seabrook, NH; eleven grandchildren, Sean, Meghan, Matthew, Rebecca, Thomas, Nicole, Sarah, Jacob, Marin, Sean and Mark; one great grandchild, Makayla and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Sun. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Mon. at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Tyngsboro. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to D’Youville Foundation, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

4 Condolences for John “Jack” H. Pierce of Tyngsboro

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    To the Family: Please accept our condolences for the loss of your loved one. I understand the pain because I have experienced it many times. I would like to share a few scriptures with your family, notice 1 Corinthians 15:55 which tells us the Jehovah God will remove death and the pain It causes on the basis of Jesus Christ ransom sacrifice. John 5:38,29 shows where Jesus said the he will call out to the memorial tombs and those in them will come out, you will be able to see your dead loved ones again. This promise can be read in the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4. May these scriptures bring you comfort now and in the future

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    Helen C. Kennedy


    So sorry to hear of the passing of Jack Pierce. I saw him many times in church at the 9:00 weekday Mass at St. Mary’s.
    He was truly a devoted, holy and family man. His kind face will be missed. Please accept my sincere condolences.
    I’m a parishioner at St. Mary Magdalen’s church. I didn’t know him personally but knew he was a wonderful man.

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    Norma Maille


    Brenda, Dan ……So sorry to hear of Jacks passing, loosing your sister and now Jack must be so painful, the four of you were so close. Our sympathy, Norma and Emile Maille, West Palm Beach, Florida

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    Sam Poulten


    So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. Whether in business dealings or socially, it was always a pleasure to be with him. As a “mortgage man”,
    he always got the job done for our clients and did it as stress free as possible. We seldom saw him without a smile on his face and a
    story to share. We know how devoted to his family he was because he often shared the pride he had for all of you. Please accept our condolences, thoughts, and prayers. We hope the entire family will take comfort in knowing that he will be long remembered by us, and, I’m sure, all whose lives he touched. Please be well.

    Sam and Gail Poulten

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