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Jean (Ross) Pierce

January 3, 2019

PIERCE,  Jeannette Clark “Jean”

Age 93 of Horseheads passed away Jan. 3, 2019 at the Chemung Co. Nursing Facility.  She was born on Aug. 22, 1925 to the late Byron and Mary (Sears) Ross. Jean was recently predeceased by her husband, Theodore “Ted” Pierce Jr.;  former spouse,  Gordon Clark; son-in-law, Wayne Robinson; grandson-in-law, Michael Swan and baby great grandson, Cash Megleo. Jean is survived by her daughters, Carol Robinson of Elmira, Barbara Clark of Horseheads; sons Thomas (Cindy) Clark and Bradley (Sue) Clark all of Horseheads. She was the loving mother of 4 children, 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister, Betty Bennett and her dear cousins, Shirley Verbanic-Cochrane and Marjery Clauson Jean was always so pleasant and patient with a cheerful smile.  She loved planning family parties that brought everyone together. She was a member of Horseheads First United Methodist Church, 4-H Leader and a 70 year member of the Horseheads Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star where she was past Matron and past Dist deputy. She also worked for J.C. Penny’s as a seamstress and later she enjoyed working as a CNA doing home care.  The family would like to express their thanks to the 2nd floor staff of the CCNF for their kindness, compassionate care and friendship shown to Jean and her family throughout her stay with them., Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads on Sunday Jan. 27, 2019 from 2-3:00 pm where her service will take place at 3:00 pm.   Burial at later date in Maple Grove Cemetery. Those wishing may remember Jean with memorials to the Endowment fund of the First United Methodist Church 1034 W. Broad St. Horseheads NY 14845. Condolences at www.barberfuneralhome.com

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