Obituary: Mary Pierce, 93, of Milford

Mary Pierce, age 93, resident of Milford and beloved wife to the late Edward F Pierce entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Golden Hill HCC in Milford.

Born in Yonkers, NY on March 22, 1920, she was the youngest of six children of the late Ambrose and Agnes Kercick Kolnik.

Mary lived in Ridgefield and Stamford before moving to Milford in 1977. Upon her retirement from Bunker Ramo, she became a volunteer at Milford Hospital for a few years.

Loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Mary will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her children; Anita Smith McAllister of Norwalk, Mary A. Pierce of Bedford, MA and Edward F. Pierce of Milford; three cherished grandchildren, Aileen Vitti of Stamford, Ryan McAllister of Stratford and Dylan Pierce of Milford and five great grandchildren, Catilin and Cole Smith, Jessie and Dillon Fabrizio, and Alexa Joy Vitti. She was predeceased by her siblings, Paul, Ambrose, John and Stephen Kolnik and Betty Sedlak, and grandchildren William and Kevin Smith.

The family wishes to express its gratitude to the staff of Golden Hill Health Care Center for the loving care given to our mother.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 19 2014 at 9:00 AM at St. Gabriel Church, 26 Broadway, Milford CT 06460 (MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH). Burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford CT.

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