Peacefully, at his residence on Friday, November 2nd, 2012, John S. “Jack” Pierson, of Arva, in his 85th year.  Beloved husband of Leonne (Ward) Pierson.  Loving father of Linda and her husband Cliff Evans and John and his wife Brenda, all of London, and step-father of Darrell Ward and his wife Rosalind, of Wingham, Gerry Ward and his wife Theresa, of Alberta, Pamela and her husband Joe Boal, of London, and Tim Ward, of London.  Dear brother of Bill and his wife Marilyn, of St. Thomas.  Loved by 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by his brother Larry Pierson (2000).  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the service will be conducted on Thursday, November 8th, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.  Private interment of ashes at a later date at Medway Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in Jack’s name are asked to consider the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Online condolences may be made at

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