Margaret (Peg) Ruth Pierce

June 30, 1940 - June 27, 2014
Margaret (Peg) Ruth Pierce

Margaret (Peg) Pierce age 73, passed away suddenly at home on Friday, June 27, 2014.

Peg was born on June 30, 1940 in Stamford, CT. a daughter of the late John James Cummings and Frances Margaret Heans.

Peg is survived by her beloved husband Earl (Butch) Pierce; sons Michael Rossi (Patricia) of Allentown, PA., Joe Rossi (late Lori) of Waverly, NY., Tony Rossi (Gail) of Pantego, NC., Mark Rossi of Leland, NC., and daughter Dawna Maryott Miller; brothers Kevin Cummings (Inez) of Sandy Creek, NC., and Jim Cummings (Shirley) of Norwich, NY.; sisters Patricia Babbidge of Swansboro, NC., Bonnie Farischon of Wilmington, NC., and Kathy Christopherson of Nyack, NY.

She is also survived by nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Peg worked in Waverly, NY, at Leprino’s for many years before moving to North Carolina where she worked at Food Lion and then the Delco Family Entertainment Center.

The family will receive friends at a visitation on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 7PM to 9PM at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451.

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Arrangements are in the care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC. 28451 910.383.3511


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  • June 29, 2014
    Kevin and Inez says:
    Peg, A sister that will be missed dearly. we have had so many good times and you will be missed but I have so many memories to make me laugh and so much to talk about that in our hearts you will be with us forever. Love you see you at a later time.

  • June 29, 2014
    LISA OBRIEN says:
    Flooded with tons of memories. So sorry to here you are gone, you will be greatly missed. Prayers to all the family. You are finally home. God bless all.

  • June 29, 2014
    Tim and Rebecca Pierce says:
    Dear Dad, Just letting you know that we are thinking of you. We're so sorry for your loss. We will always remember our Summer trips to visit the both of you. The kids will always miss their Gramma Peg. Love, Tim, Becky, and family.

  • June 29, 2014
    Dawna says:
    I will never forget you. I love you and you are forever my mom.

  • June 29, 2014
    Todd Rossi says:
    I am going to miss you Gramma.