Jean Pierce Raymond, 79
Southborough – Jean (Waltermire) Pierce Raymond, 79, of Marlborough, formerly a longtime Southborough resident, died Friday, November 30, 2012.
She was the wife of Richard Raymond and the late William Pierce, who died in 1974, and the daughter of Eugene and Hilda (Whiteman) Waltermire.
Jean was a homemaker until her first husband passed away and she needed to support her family. She worked in the distribution department of the Worcester Telegram and delivered both the Telegram and MetroWest Daily News to over 200 homes daily. She was the friendly lady who was never too busy to chat with her customers or hand off an extra copy of the newspaper to a policeman on a detail.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, William Pierce and his wife Diane of Upton; David Pierce and his wife Ruth of Barre; James Pierce and his wife Patty of West Charlestown, VT; Steven Pierce of Spencer; Michael Pierce and his wife Audrey of West Ossippee, NH; Cathy Snyder and her husband Paul of Berlin, NH; Roberta Caira and her longtime partner John Chambers of Milford; Richard Pierce and his wife Louisa of Lunenburg; Suzanne Peirce of Marlborough; Sally DeMarco and her husband James of Worcester; John Pierce and his wife Nilde of Southborough; Daniel Pierce of Whitinsville; and Thomas Pierce of Framingham. She also leaves two sisters, Nancy LaBossiere of Tennesee and Janet Young of Arkansas; 24 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by three children, Robert, Leonard, and George Pierce, and two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Waltermire.
Visiting hours will be held Monday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A funeral home service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m., at Morris Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
To leave words of condolence, please visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.
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