Robert S. Pierce Sr.

December 20, 1928July 25, 2018

Robert S. Pierce 89, of Swanzey, NH passed away peacefully at the Cheshire Medical Center on July 25, 2018 to be with his parents and brothers.

He was born in Keene, NH on December 20, 1928 the first of seven children to Charles and Marion (Chase) Pierce.

He grew up in Keene and attended Keene schools. Following his education, he served time with the US Army and was honorably discharged on May 8, 1953. Following his military service, he returned to Keene and was employed by the A.E. Henkel Manufacturing Company. He was employed by the Monadnock Cutlery Company in Keene as a second job.

He was a soldier at the Keene Salvation Army for more than seventy years.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He leaves behind Three sons; Robert Pierce, David Pierce, and Jamie Pierce; three granddaughters, Candy, Daisy, and Marion; one grandson Andy Pierce and his lifelong companion, Marion Pierce; two brothers, Raymond Pierce and Harold Pierce and a sister Marion Lovell. Several great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Two very close friends, Viola and Everett Long. He was predeceased by three brothers; Richard Pierce, Donald Pierce and David Pierce, a daughter Sally Pierce and a grandson, David Pierce, Jr.

A graveside service with military honors was held at the Woodland Cemetery in Keene on Wednesday afternoon, August 22nd Pastor Matthew Worrell of the Grace Christian Fellowship officiated.


  • Graveside Service With Military Honors Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Robert S. Pierce Sr.

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Marion Lovell

August 22, 2018

I miss our calls every day! we lived so far apart and my health kept me from flying!
I'm thankful for the phone calls! When I look at the stars I will see you...the brightest!
I will be with you someday!
Your ever loving sister Marion