George O. Pierce, age 67, of Stratford, formerly of Somerdale, passed away at home on Monday, September 18, 2017 after battling cancer. Beloved husband of Patti (nee Lake). Devoted father of Colleen (Russ) Hoyle, Jackie Pierce (Ed Kelly), and Tricia (John) DiBartolomeo. Adoring grandfather of Dylan, Michael, Timothy, Christopher, Delana, and Carley. Brother of James Pierce. Proud dog Dad of Bandit. George was a proud Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and an active member of the Somerdale VFW 7334 Giordano Detachment. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and most of all his canine pal, Bandit. George was an avid lottery and poker player.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial gathering on Saturday 9-11AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish – St. Luke Church, 55 Warwick Road, Stratford, NJ 08084. Funeral Mass following at 11AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in George's name to Animal Welfare Association, 509 Centennial Blvd. Voorhees, NJ 08043 or to Somerdale VFW, 10 Kennedy Blvd. Somerdale, NJ 08083.