PIERCE, EDNA VICTORIA (STEPHENS)
After a brief but courageous battle with cancer Edna passed away June 17, 2017 on her birthday at home. She is survived by her loving husband Walter of 64 years, and by her children; Brenda (Bob) Dryden their children Lucas and Victoria, Ron (Lexie) Pierce their children Melissa and Megan, Tim (Kathryn) Pierce their children Adam, Tyler, Spencer and Mitchell, Teresa Pierce, Shelley (Brian) Braun their children Stephen, Jessica and Curtis. She is survived by many brothers and sisters in-law, and by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Amy Stephens, her sister Wilda Stephens and by her two sons Wayne (1975) and Patrick (2001).
Edna was a long-time member and past president of the St. Elizabeth’s C.W.L. The family would like to thank the home care team, especially Dawn Brown, Jocelyn, Tiffany Vanvliet and Arlene.
The family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL,179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Tuesday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Vigil Prayers will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Michael Basque as celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.