Mr. Gregory R. Pierce, age 60, of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Great Valley, NY died Saturday, December 17, 2016 unexpectedly at his home.
Born on September 11, 1956 in Salamanca, NY he was the son of Patricia Breneman Pierce, Great Valley, NY and the late George Pierce.
He was a graduate of Ellicottville Central School Class of 1974. He also received his Associates Degree in Accounting from Jamestown Community College.
Mr. Pierce was employed as an Office Clerk for the Pinellas County Jail in St. Petersburg, Florida for over 10 years. Previously, he had retired from Florida Power where he had been employed in the Accounting Dept. for over 25 years.
He attended the King of Peace Metropolitan Community Church in St. Petersburg. He was active in local politics and the Neighborhood Watch in St. Petersburg. He enjoyed visiting family and traveling.
Surviving besides his mother are: 4 sisters, Susan Pierce, Cleveland, Tennessee, Sandra (Rodney) Goode, Great Valley, NY, Barbara (Charles) Roblee, Great Valley, NY, Shirley (Paul) Roblee, Great Valley, NY; a brother, Douglas Pierce, Great Valley, NY; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Monday, December 26, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at which time funeral services will be held with Pastor John Greene of the United Methodist Church in Great Valley, NY, officiating.
Burial will be in Green Cemetery, Great Valley, NY
E-condolences can be sent to john @ orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.