Russell H. Pierce, 76, Adams Center

ADAMS CENTER, NY —  Russell H. Pierce, 76, Adams Center, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, where he had been a resident.

He was born Oct. 2, 1943, in Redwood, NY the son to Earl and Edith Daniels Pierce.

Russell worked for several years as a supervisor at Northland Electric.

Surviving are his wife, Susan Pierce, Adams Center; 6 sons, Russell Pierce, Jr., Watertown; Rodney Pierce, Watertown; Ricky Pierce, Watertown; Shawn Lawler, LaFargeville; Justin Lajoie, Black River; Spencer Pierce, Watertown; 2 daughters, Michele Frey, Nevada; Jaime Thompson, Mannsville; ½ sister, Doris Dugan, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was predeceased by his first wife, Gloria Beldon and four brothers, Earl, Jr., Norman, Charles and George.

Per his wishes there will be no public services.

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