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Lilly "Sue" Pearce, 81

June 7, 2011

Lilly "Sue" Pearce, 81, a resident of Beaver Elder Care & Rehab Center, Hopewell Township, and formerly a lifelong resident of Ambridge, died Monday, June 6, 2011.

She was born Oct. 26, 1929, in Sykesville, a daughter of the late Frank E. and Maude (Craft) Fleeger.

She was married to her husband of 61 years, Howard C. Pearce, who preceded her in death in December 2007.

Mrs. Pearce was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ambridge.

"Aunt Sue," as she was known, spent her life raising children: Her own, her grandchildren and even the neighbors' children. She also shared her love of baking with countless people.

Surviving relatives include a son, Donald G. Pearce of Ambridge; three daughters, Janice Patchin and husband John of Punxsutawney, Beverly Dziabiak and husband Alan of Ambridge, and Tammy Wodarek of Hopewell Township; five grandchildren, Donald Pearce of Ambridge, Danetta Snyder of Windber, Sara Lewyn of Leetsdale, and Benjamin and Nathan Wodarek of Hopewell Township; eight great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Bertha and John Spencer of Rossiter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at the John Syka Funeral Home Inc., Ambridge.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, at the funeral home with her pastor, the Rev. Bert Domineck, officiating.

Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom.

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