Gladys E. Pierson

Gladys E. Pierson

Gladys E. Pierson, 92, of Sheffield passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 7, 2021, at the Rouse Home in Youngsville, Pa. She was born in Sheffield on Dec. 3, 1928, to Henry Erickson and Anna (Johnson) Erickson.

Gladys was a 1947 graduate of Sheffield High School. She married (John) Allan Pierson on Oct. 24, 1953, and together they raised three children. Gladys was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church of Sheffield. She enjoyed being outside in the summer months tending to her flower and herb gardens. She enjoyed putting together puzzles and relaxing by reading. Above everything else, her family was most important to her. She thoroughly enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s’ school activities. Gladys will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing and loving her.

Left behind to cherish Gladys memory are two sons: Craig (Valarie) Pierson of Warren, and Rich (Denise) Pierson of Sheffield; and one daughter, Cathey Proctor and friend (Paul) of Sharpsville, Pa. She is further survived by seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, John A. Pierson on Aug. 31, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her siblings: Alice Gasik, Ruth Carter, Ada Salapo, Francis Detota, Doris Holquist, Henry Erickson, Homer Erickson, Lawanda Meddock, and Patty Denardi.

Private family services will be held at the Borden Funeral Home of Sheffield with the Rev. Lawrence Scofield, interim pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Warren officiating. Burial will take place at the Sheffield Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Gladys’ name may be made to The Friends of the Rouse Home, 701 Rouse Ave., Youngsville, PA 16371 of the Sheffield Public Library at 20 Leather St., Sheffield, Pa., or Bethany Lutheran Church, 110 Church St., Sheffield, PA 16347

Online condolences for Gladys E. Pierson may be left at www.bordenfuneralhome.com.