|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2010|
Lorna Pearce Poulakidas passed away peacefully in Carson City on February 18, 2010.
She was born on November 24, 1920 to William and Leona Rollins Pearce in Ogden, Utah. She has been a resident of Nevada for over 70 years. She belonged to RSVP Volunteers for over ten years where she received a plaque from Senator Richard Bryan. She was a member of The American Legion Auxiliary for over 65 years.
Lorna was the assistant director of the Ely Senior Center for over 10 years, and was also the Co-Conductor of the Silly Senior Symphony Band. She was also a member of the Children's Cabinet Stitcher's, Daughters of Penelope for 40 years, and the Golden H Club and a member of Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church.
Lorna was an artist with oil paintings, and an avid reader. She was affectionately known as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
Lorna is preceded in death by her husband, Tom, both parents, two sisters, three brothers and one grandchild.
She is survived by her son, Gary (Diane) Russell, daughters, Judith (Ben) Price and Shirley (Robert) Amundson; 12 grandchildren, Michael (Christine) Price, David Price, Nicole (Mike) Zaza, Mikel (Sheila) Russell, Lori (David) White, Tamara (Ken) Stoddard, Todd (Emily) Russell, Susan (Jeff) Harris, Bradley (Mary) Burten, Lisa (Frank) Long, Melanie Petrelli, Robert (Terry) Amundson II, 37 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, three sisters-in-law; and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2010 from 5-7 p.m., with a Trisagion Prayer Service at 6 p.m. at Ross Burke & Knobel Mortuary, 2155 Kietzke Lane, Reno. A Funeral Service will be held at Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church, 4795 Lakeside Drive, Reno, on Monday, February 22, 2010. A burial will follow in Ely, NV at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church or a favorite charity of your choice.
(Obituary published in Reno Gazette Journal.)
William Arnell Pearce (1889 - 1961)
Leona June Rollins Pearce (1889 - 1931)
Tom Poulakidas (1919 - 1990)*
Arnell Rollins Pearce (1913 - 1913)**
Georgia Arlene Pearce (1915 - 1918)*
Darrel Eyre C. Pearce (1917 - 1934)*
Conard Rex Pearce (1919 - 1984)**
Lorna Mead Pearce Poulakidas (1920 - 2010)
Ely City Cemetery
White Pine County
Created by: Barb
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48818999
Added: Jul. 1, 2014
May you rest in peace.|
Added: Feb. 26, 2010