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Dolores Joan Pierce

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Dolores Joan Pierce, 82, formerly of Belle Union, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012.

Dolores was born in Beech Grove, Ind., on Aug. 6, 1930 to Hartzell A. and Mary Alice (Dean) Boren.

She graduated from Arsenal Tech in 1949.

Dolores married Frank Thomas Pierce on Jan. 23, 1949. Together they raised two daughters, Leigh Ann (Rick) Hermann and Darcy (Tim) Kelley.

Dolores worked for many years as a cook in sorority and fraternity houses at DePauw University, including Delta Delta Delta and Pi Phi.

She is also survived by her cousin, Nina (John) Watt; seven grandchildren, Amy (Rob) Lawson, Shannon (Shawn) McBeath, Jenny (Aaron) Logan, Courtney Kelley, Regina Hermann, Nick Kelley and Petty Officer Patrick Kelley; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Calling will take place Saturday, Dec.15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St., Indianapolis, with burial following at Walnut Chapel in Belle Union.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.