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Frederick "Fred" C Pierce

October 25, 1935 — January 17, 2023



Morrisville, VT—Frederick “Fred” C. Pierce, 87, passed away peacefully, January 17, 2023, at his residence with his family by his side.

Fred was born on October 25, 1935, in Hardwick, VT, the Son of Raymond Pierce and Blanche (Dimmick).

He joined the Army out of high school, traveling to Germany.

On September 12, 1959, he married Peggy Ridlon in Wolcott, VT. They remained husband and wife for almost 45 years, when Peggy sadly passed away in 2004.

Fred was known to his children as a very hard worker, in his early years he worked as a janitor at the schools in Morrisville, while doing this, in 1972 he started a taxi company with Peggy by his side. He eventually decided to go full time with the taxi company and remained in business for around 45 years. Frederick also had a small painting business painting houses around Morrisville. He was a member of the Morrisville Fire Department for 25 years.

Fred loved to play cards with his family, and poker with his poker buddies every Thursday. He loved going to the casino and dancing, especially polka dancing. In his later years Fred enjoyed reading books from the author Louis L’Amour.

He is survived by his daughter, Pamela, and husband David Earley of Morrisville; his son, Charles, and his wife Heather Pierce of Morrisville; his grandchildren, Olivia, Paige, and Nicholas Pierce and Jamison Earley; his great-grandson Ethan Walbridge; and his brothers Maurice Pierce of Florida, and Raymond Pierce Jr. and wife Jan of Florida.

He is predeceased by his wife Peggy Pierce; his parents, Raymond, and Blanche (Dimmick) Pierce; and daughter Paula Pierce.  

A private family burial will take place in the spring.

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