Robert Harold Pierson

October 25, 1935 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 85)


Robert Harold Pierson of Ambler, PA passed away on October 5, 2021 in Abington.

Robert was born in Ambler, PA to Harold Pierson and Carolyn Pierson (Krug) on October 25, 1935. He Graduated from Ambler High in 1953. He married the late Nancy I Nagrant on May 14, 1960. Robert studied at Penn State Main and worked as an Ambler Boro Police Office before moving to Lower Gwynedd Township Police and attaining the rank of Seargent. He was also working for Lower Gwynedd Public works department becoming the Director. He was employed by Lower Gwynedd Township for 46 years. He was also a volunteer with Wissahickon Fire Company for 12 years up until 1966.

Robert is survived by his Sons John J Pierson of Ambler, Robert A Pierson; Daughters Laura E Pierson (Robert Gilman) of Ambler, Sharon Marquez (Lou) of Quakertown. Grandchildren Tara Cupitt (John), Melissa Pennington (Adam), Brandon Horton, Kristi Pierson and Gabrielle Pierson. Great-Grandchildren Kayla Sharayko, Anthony Pasquarello, Matthew Simek and Bailey Pennington.

Robert is preceded in death by his wife Nancy I. Pierson, his parents Harold & Carolyn Pierson, his siblings Naomi, Mildred and Harold Pierson, His daughter Karen L Gordon and Daughter-inlaw Stacey A Pierson.

Memorial services will be held privately.

Memorials mays be given to Wounded Warrior Project or Horse Plus Humane Society. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the wonderful team of Abington Jefferson ICU.

Arrangements are by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home.

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Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

Horse Plus Humane Society
600 Charles McClearan Rd, Hohenwald TN 38462

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