Ruby Lynn Pierce, 78, of Watertown

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Ruby Lynn Pierce, 78, of Morrison Avenue, Watertown died Monday morning at the Samaritan Medical Center where she had been a patient since Sunday.

Mrs. Pierce was born May 9, 1934 in Chase Mills, NY, one of 11 children to Oliver and Julia I. (Thrasher) O'Dette, Sr.

Mrs. Pierce was a homemaker and raised nine children of her own. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading and puzzle books.

Surviving are her longtime companion, Charles Pierce, Sr, children Steven Gerstenschlager, Brownville, Carol Lynch, Phoenix, NY, Ann Cousin, Brownville, Edith Marsala, Stewart, VA, Charles Pierce, Jr., Fine, NY, Ruby Stevens, Watertown and Nancy McGregor, Watertown, 5 brothers and sisters Clyde O'Dette, GA, Oliver O'Dette, Jr, Dawn Marie Link, SC, Elizabeth R, Currier, Limerick, Sally K. Price, Watertown 47 grandchildren, 69 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was predeceased by two children, Diana C. O'Dette and Lester D. Gerstenschlager, and five brothers and sisters, Alan S. O'Dette, Jan Robert O'Dette, Mary Ellen Gondish, Dora Jean Repp and Julia R. Reynolds.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 4pm - 6pm at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with the Funeral Service at 6pm. Burial will be at a later date at North Watertown Cemetery. Donations may be made in her honor to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or Cerebral Palsy Assoc.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
 

Thursday, November 27, 2014
, Watertown, NY
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