William L. Pierce
William L. Pierce, age 49, Chestnut Avenue, DuBois, Pa., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Fox Township, Elk County, as the result of a workplace accident. Born May 8, 1967, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Joseph Pierce Sr. and Sarah (Henry) Pierce. He worked at the Advanced Disposal Greentree Landfill for 18 years. He was Catholic by faith. He was a life member of the Oklahoma Civilian Defense Fire Co. in Sandy Township. He enjoyed visiting Norm's Gas Station. He loved to hunt and fish and going to camp. Most of all, he loved being with his family. William is survived by three brothers, Joseph Pierce Jr. of Punxsutawney, Pa., Scott Pierce of Spring, Texas, and Rex Pierce of Meadville, Pa. He made his home with Margaret E. "Peggy" Delp. She survives. He is also survived by his stepchildren: Amanda Maines, Kyle Maines, and Krystina Palumbo and one step grandchild, Courtney Maines. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Randy Pierce. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at 10 a.m. from St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Oklahoma Fire Co., 1257 Chestnut Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801. Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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