Pierce A. R. Baugh

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Grantham, N.H. — Pierce A. R. Baugh died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, after a prolonged battle with cardiac problems. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1930, lived mostly in Bermuda until the age of 11 when he returned to Philadelphia before moving to Franklin Lakes, N.J. and then to Grantham. He was predeceased by his wife Peggy, parents Pierce and Phyllis, and his maternal grandmother Helena Winter. He is survived by his long-term partner Ann McKinlay; three children, Lex, Pierce and Kathryn; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He attended Haverford School and the University of Virginia majoring in Economics. He served in the Navy on a destroyer with two tours in Korea. His business career spanned wholesale lumber, non-technical medicine publicity, and banking for the last 30 years. He retired from United National Bank in Bridgewater, N.J. as Executive Vice President and Cashier. Among his community activities he served as Chairman of the American Heart Association in Bergen and Passaic Counties, Chairman Industrial Advisory Council of OIC’s of America in Paterson, N.J., Chairman of Education and Marketing Comm. New Jersey Bankers Association, Treasurer United Way of Union County, N.J., on the boards of YWCA, Chamber of Commerce, Co-Founder with church leaders of Faith, Bricks and Mortar of Plainfield, N.J., Somerset County Council of Affordable Housing, and of the Plainfield Symphony. In Eastman, he was elected to Council by Deeryard Special Place Committee, worked with Communications Committee on developing the Community Services Guide, chaired an ad hoc committee to attempt to determine the interest in expanding the swimming pool and creating a fitness center.

In memory of Pierce Baugh to be used for the benefit of the SCA NH AmeriCorps Conservation Corps.

Student Conservation Corps 4245 N. Fairfax Dr. Suite 825 Arlington VA. 22203 Attention: Lauren Harnishfeger

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