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“Dear Jim and family, You have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mom. She will be sorely missed. As her propane delivery driver, I really...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Hamilton

“I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Gin's passing. I have such good memories of seeing her, Mammy (Betty) and Aunt Mert singing together and just being...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Madron Moore - PA

“Kristie, we were very sorry to hear about the passing of your grandmother. From everyone in Stewart administration, you have our deepest sympathies. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Cyndy Brown - Baltimore, MD

“The footprints of a beautiful life are impressed upon the hearts of loved ones near and seen by the rest as a testimony that will last through ages....Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Amy - Baltimore, MD

“You will be in our heart and prayers during this period of time. Sorry we couldn't personally be there with you. We send out love. Uncle Joe and...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Joe and Ethel Mae Pierce - Moneta, VA

“MY MOTHER WHAT SHE WAS TO ME. MOMS ALWAYS HOLD A SPECIAL PLACE IN IN A CHILDS LIFE. SHE IS THE ONE THAT GAVE ME LIFE. SHE IS THE ONE THAT WHEN THOUTH...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: JIM PIERCE - oxford, PA - son

“Grandma, I remember when I came over your house all the time over the years. I always enjoyed seeing you happy, and doing things to make you happy....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Joshua Cooper - Essex, MD

Momma and Rufus. She got me him, and he always wanted to get his lovings from his mom mom “Momma, where do i start, You have always been there for me no matter what, you were a great mom and a great best friend to me, i could not have asked...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: meddy cooper - north east, MD

“Dear meddie I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Rosemary cookie Reynolds - FL

“I remember living next door to Mrs. Virginia, she was a very nice woman, me and my mother were invited to her Christmas parties every year. I...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Cunningham - Waldorf, MD

“Love you Mom. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Patsy Webb - Dundalk, MD

“Love you Mommom ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie Duvall - Dundalk, MD

“I will miss you more than I could ever put in words Mom. Thank you for giving me life and helping me to grow into the woman I am today. I will...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: patsy webb - Dundalk, MD

“I love you more than word can say. I will always remember everything that you taught me through the years. You are the most amazing woman I have ever...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Kristie Duvall - Dundalk, MD


Virginia M. Pierce, age 80, of North East, MD passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on March 18, 1933 in Ervin, TN to the late Neal and Martha (Miller) Pate.
Virginia worked as a housekeeper at Perry Point VA Hospital. She loved to sing gospel music, listen to Conway Twitty and Charlie Pride. Another of her many joys were trips to Willow Valley in Lancaster, PA, where she would enjoy a meal, do some shopping and feed the ducks. She was also a great fan of NASCAR and her favorite driver was Jeff Gordon.
She is survived by her son, James Pierce and wife Norma of Oxford, PA; daughters, Patsy Webb of Dundalk, MD and husband Albert of Sydney, Nova Scotia; Meddy Jo Cooper and husband Jeffrey of North East, MD; 9 grandchildren, Cynthia Webb, Jennifer Pringle, Kristie Duvall, Matthew Webb, Neal Pierce, Rusty Pierce, Chipper Whitesell, Joshua Cooper, and Natasha Cooper; 17 great grandchildren, Heather Arnold, Beth Gayleard, Brooke Gayleard, Breanna Gayleard, Troy Gayleard Jr, Allena Conrad, David Pringle Jr, Carleen Pringle, Adam Duvall Jr, Emma Webb, Jacob Webb, James Jackson Pierce;Preston Whitesell Jr, Morgan Whitesell, Dillion Pierce, Dalton Pierce, and Alley Pierce, brother, Woodrow Pate of NC; and sister, Myrtle Tapp of Perryville, MD.
In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Pierce, brother, Buddy Pate and sisters, Hattie Blankenship and Betty Madron.

Services will be held 11AM on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911. Rev. Robert Madron will be presiding over the services and friends and family may visit one hour prior to the service beginning at 10AM. Burial will follow at Brookview Cemetery in Rising Sun, MD. Services will be officiated by Rev. Robert Madron of Melsa, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society c/o the funeral home.