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Ralph S. Pierce

February 26, 1939 February 5, 2019
Ralph S. Pierce
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Obituary for Ralph S. Pierce

Ralph S. Pierce, 79, of Elyria passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake with his family by his side. He was born February 26, 1939 in Nelsonville, OH. Ralph was the owner of Pierce Insurance Agency. He enjoyed studying genealogy, played football in high school, was a bible scholar, watching marching bands, member of First Baptist Church of Elyria, but especially enjoyed being with family and friends. Survivors include his wife Joyce C. (nee Chandler); daughters Robin (Harry) Marks of Houston, TX., Brenda (Brian) Sweet of Amherst; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers Walter of Lima, Paul of Sterling Hts., MI. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Hazel Pierce (nee Baker); brothers William, Glen, Robert. Family will receive friends 11 AM until time of Celebration of Life at 12 Noon Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Pastor Craig Golden of First Baptist Church in Elyria will officiate. Burial Private. In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations in Ralph’s name to the First Baptist Church of Elyria 11400 LaGrange Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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11:00 AM 2/9/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/9/2019 12:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 12 Noon Saturday, February 9, 2019 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Private Final Resting Place
United States

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First Baptist Church of Elyria 11400 LaGrange Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035


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