Sara Pierson

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PIERSON, SARA "SALLY" A. (nee SCORR) 69 - of Marmora, peacefully passed away into the arms of her Lord after a brief, but strong battle with cancer, surrounded by family and friends. She was the daughter of the late John T. and Sara A. (nee Dornheim) Scorr of Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from South Philadelphia High School Class of 61 and worked first as the Overdraft Processing Supervisor, Philadelphia National Bank where she met her husband Jeff and later worked for Marine Bank in Wildwood, and Monihan Real Estate in Ocean City. Sally's true career was a homemaker raising her three children Christine Threet (Mark), Jennifer Delgrande (Chris) and Jeffrey, Jr. (Pamela); and totally devoted to her twelve grandchildren Katherine, Christopher, Joseph, David, John, Sara, Matthew, Mary, Lily, Shannon, Mark and Cameron. She also found time to be a member of the Marmora Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary; Chairman Beatification Committee Officers Wives Club Fort Sheridan, IL; member of the Ocean City Exchangettes; Episcopal Church Women and member of the Upper Township Peoples Republican Club. Sally is survived by her husband Brig. Gen. (Ret) Jeffrey L. Pierson; her three children and 12 grandchildren; her sister Louise S. Wagner (Edward) of Royersford, PA; her sister Ruth N. Scorr of Ocean City; her brother John T. Scorr, Jr. (Joan); her niece Kristen Tsitoukis (Kostas) of Collegeville, PA; her nephew Edward T. Wagner, III (Tammy) of Gilbertsville, PA; her niece Dr. Laura M. Scorr of Philadelphia, PA; and her seven great nieces and nephews Ashley, Edward, Brynn, Riley, Yanni, Nicholas and Alexandra. A celebration of Sally's life will begin Thursday, February 7, where friends may call from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, NJ 08223; followed by a service by the Reverend David Laquintano at noon at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 30th and Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226; and burial at Seaside Cemetery, Palermo, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 2998 Bay Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226, the Marmora Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 127, Marmora, NJ 08223; and/or the Upper Township Rescue Squad, 2028 Tuckahoe Road, Petersburg, NJ 08270.


When Thursday, February 7th, 2013, 9:30am - 11:30am Location The Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo Address 644 South Shore Road Palermo, NJ 08223 Share on Facebook

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Location Seaside Cemetery Address 559 South Shore Road Palermo, NJ 08223 Share on Facebook

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When Thursday, February 7th, 2013, 12:00pm Location Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Address 2998 Bay Avenue Ocean City, NJ 08226 Share on Facebook
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