Marguerite F. Pierce
Marguerite F. Pierce
  • October 10, 1936 - December 16, 2017
  • Mandeville, Louisiana

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Marguerite “Margie” Fastring Pierce entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the age of 81. Born on October 10, 1936 to the late Bernard and Marguerite Alost Fastring. She is survived by her daughters Erin P Hayward (Connelly), Maureen P Lambert and Kelly P Boe. She was the proud grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by the love of her life, Andrew G. Pierce, Jr. PhD and their daughters Margie Pierce Thomas and Cynthia Ann Pierce.

Margie was the valedictorian at Mt. Carmel Academy and attended Loyola University. She spent 30 years at Internal Medicine in New Orleans East, putting smiles on everyone’s faces. She was a founding member of Resurrection of Our Lord Parish in New Orleans East, and proudly served as the President of The Mother’s Club. Margie was beyond doubt a living example of compassion and forgiveness. She was a faithful servant of our Lord Jesus Christ through every aspect of life. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be dearly missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11AM. Visitation will begin at 9AM until service time. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the National Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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