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Deborah "Debbie" I. Peirce

Deborah I. Peirce   â€œBeloved Mother, Grandmother, and Sister”

ROULETTE, PA---Deborah I. “Debbie” Peirce, 63, of Roulette, passed away on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at her home after a long illness.

Born on December 1, 1950 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of Kenneth A. and Betty J. McArthur Peirce. In November 1999, she married Scott A. Rockwell, who died in March 2012.

Debbie attended the Miami Carol City Sr. High School in Miami, FL.

She was a dedicated member of the Red Cross, the Volunteers and Service to America (VISTA) organization, and many other various community projects throughout her lifetime.

In her spare time, Debbie enjoyed reading, especially John Grisham novels, jewelry making, crocheting, baking especially bread making, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are two daughters, Tracy A. (Randolph Allen) Peirce of Coudersport and Lea L. Peirce of Orlando, FL; a son, Brian W.A. (LaTonya) Woods of Kannapolis, NC; two brothers, Kenny W. (Robin Robinson) Peirce of Roulette and Chris Peirce of Utah; a sister, Delia Landstrom of Minnesota; fourteen grandchildren, Lativia, Raequan, Kijara, Zion, Brian Jr., Cherish, Umajesty, Paradise, Tim, DJ, Shay, Twan, Darion, and Kejon; a great grandson, Seven; several nieces and nephews; and all of her extended family, godchildren, and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, Debbie was predeceased by two sisters, Sharon A. Peirce and Vicki L. Dixon.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 in the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Honeoye Street, Shinglehouse at 3 p.m. with the Rev. James E. Haddon, pastor, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.


Lativia, and Seven, know that you are in our prayers, I know the pain from the passing of ones grandmother, however we cannot begin to imagine your deepest sorrow. everyone knows how close you were to your grandma. know that, The earth has no pain, that heaven cannot healing. your grandma is in no more pain, she is now healed. Seek your higher power, for the comfort that no one here can give. We love you all. Take care we will be speaking to you soon.
                      We love you all!

Sabrina, Julisha, and Jean, Sep 3 2014 12:00 AM

Please accept our condolences and prayers.  Deb was a wonderful person who always brought a smile to our faces.  We will always treasure the beautiful jewelry she made for Ami and Sophia.  I will always keep my "Dr. Knome" right on my desk where Deb told me it should sit ("so he could keep an eye on me").  Someone who brought so much happiness and so many smiles to others definitely has a special place in heaven waiting for her.  See you there someday Deb.  Till then keep smiling and know that you made the world a better place just by being you.  We love you!!

Terry, Ami, and Sophia Jo Foust Aug 29 2014 12:00 AM