Isabelle I. Pierce

Newport, Vt. — Isabelle I. Pierce, 85, of Newport died Monday, April 7, 2014, in Newport. She was born on Jan. 23, 1929, in Westmore, Vt. to Stanislaus and Rosina (Clouatre) Gaboriault. She married David R. Pierce, Jr. on May 30, 1949 in Barton, Vt. and lived in Hanover, N.H. for 38 years. Mr. Pierce passed away on June 1, 1987, in Hanover.

She leaves two daughters: Laura Pierce of Portland, Maine, Gail Roper of Tewksbury, Mass., and a son, James Pierce of Willard, N.C.; and by two grandchildren: Michelle McCrillis of Gorham, Maine, and Brennan Pierce of Willard, N.C.; two great grandchildren: Abigail and Adeline McCrillis of Maine. Isabelle is also survived by her sisters, Noella LeBlanc of Derby, Vt., Florence Fontaine of Newport, and Irene Bowen of Essex, Vt., Georgette and Ruth Rowell both of South Albany, Vt. She was predeceased by sisters: Lucianne, Lucille, and Rachel and by brothers: Aime, Wilfred, Arsene, Rudy, and Paul and by grandsons Michael Pierce and Mark Nichols.

There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in the Pine Knoll Cemetery in Hanover next to her husband at the convenience of the family.

On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.