Nancy A. (Brewer) Pierce, 80, of Ludlow, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Daughter of the late Audley and Helen (Pease) Brewer, she was born August 5, 1938 in Elmira, NY. A registered nurse, she dedicated her life to caring for others, working at Berkshire Medical Center for 49 years before retiring. Nancy was an active member and deacon of First Church in Ludlow. She loved animals and gardening, but her greatest joy was her family.
Nancy is survived by three sons, Michael Pierce (Sandra) of Apex, NC, Scott Pierce (Jennifer) of Springfield, MA and Keith Pierce (Stacie) of Hinsdale, MA; two daughters, Julia Bessette (Mark) of Tiverton, RI and Laurie Pierce of Springfield, MA; two brothers, William Brewer of Elmira, NY, and Robert Brewer of Corning, NY; two sisters, Marylou Talley of Rome, NY and Linda McGunnigle of Cohocton, NY. She also leaves her 8 beloved grandchildren, Matthew Bessette, Melissa, Shawn, Audrey, Andrew, Justin, Aaron, and Sara Pierce, and her beloved dog Molly. In addition to her parents, Nancy was predeceased by her sister Joyce Wasson of Wilmington, DE.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at First Church of Ludlow, 859 Center St., Ludlow, MA. A Memorial Service celebrating Nancy’s life will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 3:00 PM at First Church of Ludlow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s memory may be made to First Church of Ludlow or Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Adoption Center in Springfield, MA.
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm
In lieu of flowers, donations in Nancy’s memory may be made to First Church of Ludlow, 859 Center St., Ludlow, MA or the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Adoption Center, 627 Cottage St., Springfield, MA 01104