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Florence Edith Cavell Hoeg Pierson
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1919
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Jul. 3, 2007

Age: 88 yrs.

D/O Claude Hoeg & Alice Hoeg
W/O David Waltz Pierson (25 Jan 1916-19 Dec 2003), m. c.1941
M/O Carol Anne Pierson
M/O Alice Joan (Pierson) Berenguer
M/O Donna Lynn (Pierson) Pugh
M/O Barbara J. (Pierson) Thomas
M/O William D. Pierson

Arrived in US with parents Apr 1924.

Obituary, Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA), 8 Jul 2007:

Florence Pierson, Resident of Walnut Creek

Florence Pierson, mother of five children of whom she was very proud, was a resident of the East Bay since 1958. She was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, graduated valedictorian from Santa Monica High School and later received her teaching credential from UCLA. Florence worked for Mt. Diablo Head Start/State Preschool program for twelve years, retiring in 1979. A facility was named after her in West Pittsburg - "The Florence Pierson Child Development building." Florence did graduate work in the study of aging at JFK University after retiring. A woman of extraordinary organizational skills, she was active in many advocacy groups. A founding member of the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Church since 1958, she was an active member in innumerable committees and projects. Florence's extremely positive outlook on life sparked her tenacious and constant efforts to make a difference in our world. She received the Peace Maker Award along with many other honors and awards. In addition to her many committee activities, Florence enjoyed traveling, music and family get-togethers. Florence passed away on July 3, 2007 due to complications from cancer and a stroke. She was predeceased by her beloved husband David after 62 years of marriage and is survived by her five children and their four spouses, eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Donations can be made in her name to the Mt Diablo Unitarian Church. The memorial will be held at the Mt Diablo Unitarian Church, 55 Eckley Lane in Walnut Creek, August 4, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. 
 
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  David Waltz Pierson (1916 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Florence Hoeg Pierson
1919 - 2007
 
Burial:
Mount Diablo Unitarian Univ'st Church Memorial Gdn
Walnut Creek
Contra Costa County
California, USA
 
Created by: Earl Abbe
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86112834
Florence Edith Cavell <i>Hoeg</i> Pierson
Added by: Earl Abbe
 
Florence Edith Cavell <i>Hoeg</i> Pierson
Added by: Earl Abbe
 
 
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…giving life the shape of justice. Roots hold me close, wings set me free…
- Earl Abbe
 Added: Mar. 2, 2012
 
 
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