Manuel Pierce Obituary

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Manuel Jack Pierce

June 14, 1918 - May 21, 2012
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Manuel J. Pierce, 93, passed away on May 21, 2012, born June 14, 1918 in Niagara Falls, New York to parents Anna and Louis Pierce. Manny was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, after 51 wonderful years of marriage. Survivors: sons; Greg and wife Julie, Larry and wife Lisa, daughter: Karen Pierce Ellison, twelve grandchildren including Kevin, Marla, Brock, Amber, Kira, Sage, Trey, Kindle, Pierce, Trace, Tyce and Ansyn and eight great-grandchildren including Jordan, Keaton, Parker, Trevor, Caden, Mara, Banner and Brycen, sisters; Tess Garber and Ecille and...
Manuel J. Pierce, 93, passed away on May 21, 2012, born June 14, 1918 in Niagara Falls, New York to parents Anna and Louis Pierce.
Manny was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Preceded in death by his wife, Pauline, after 51 wonderful years of marriage.
Survivors: sons; Greg and wife Julie, Larry and wife Lisa, daughter: Karen Pierce Ellison, twelve grandchildren including Kevin, Marla, Brock, Amber, Kira, Sage, Trey, Kindle, Pierce, Trace, Tyce and Ansyn and eight great-grandchildren including Jordan, Keaton, Parker, Trevor, Caden, Mara, Banner and Brycen, sisters; Tess Garber and Ecille and her husband Ralph Shapiro, brother; Harold and wife Phyllis as well as many devoted nieces and nephews.
Manny was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1941 and attained the rank of Captain and served in the Army's Signal and Air Corp during World War II. He received the American Defense Service metal. For 45 years, Manny was active in the sales of ladies' ready to wear. He served as the Chairman of the Board of the National Exhibitors Association and Regional Vice President of the National Association of Women's and Children's Apparel Salesmen (NAWCAS). He was a member of the congregation of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas for more than 55 years and he was a choir member there for 25 of those years.
Funeral Service for Manny will be held at Temple Emanu-El on Friday May 25, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. with Rabbi Stern officiating. Burial will follow at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
At the request of Manny and his family, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the or the Music committee of Temple Emanue-El, Dallas.

"dear greg,larry,karen and family gabe & I wer so sorry to learn about uncle manny he was a wonderful person and a special uncle. we send our love & sympathy"

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