Vera Blackmon Pierce, of Southview Dr., Arcade, formerly of Sardinia, died Tuesday March 5, 2019 in The Pines of Machias at the age of 85.
She was born January 11, 1934 in Farmersville, New York a daughter of the late Clyde and Hyla (nee Warner) Blackmon. She was a graduate of Ten Broeck Academy in Franklinville and was a member of St. Aloysius Church, Springville.
She is survived by her husband - Milton F. Pierce whom she married March 27, 1954 in Franklinville; four daughters - Kathleen Onan (Charles) of Fairport, Yvonne Smith (Robert) of Delevan, Debra Pidsadnick (Tom Pawinski) of Springville, Karen Ivon (Doug Wheaton) of Arcade; a sister - Phyllis Preston (Royal) of Franklinville; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters and brothers-in-law - Gwendolyn McGill (Charles) and Marilyn Pennell (Daniel).
There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 10 AM at St. Mary's Church, Arcade.
Burial will be in Sardinia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sardinia Rescue Squad.