WWNY Mourns Death Of Former Engineer John Pierce


WWNY is mourning the death of a member of the 7 News family.

John Pierce worked as an engineer at WWNY from 1990 until 2004, when he retired due to illness.

John died at the University of Pittsburg Medical Center Presby in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

He had suffered from serious heart disease for nearly a decade. 

For much of that time, he was waiting for a heart transplant.

The transplant finally came through in April, but John passed away Monday night.

He was 55.

He is survived by his wife, Deanna, his mother, Phyllis and two sons.

See the complete obituary

Saturday, December 3, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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