August 14, 1997 – August 1, 2015
Owen Pierce, age 17, of Chestertown, MD and Wayne, PA, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 1, 2015.
Born in Newark, DE on August 14, 1997, Owen was the son of Edward L. Pierce, Jr. of Wayne, PA and Joanna (Traurig) Pierce of Chestertown, MD.
In addition to being a student, he was an avid skateboarder and talented artist. Owen will be remembered by his family and friends for his many positive traits, especially his open mind, generous nature and big heart.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Lauren and Sophie Pierce both of Chestertown; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Carol Traurig of Newark, DE; and paternal grandparents, Edward L., Sr. and Elizabeth Pierce of Wilmington, DE.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Saturday morning, August 8, 2015, at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, 508 High Street, Chestertown, MD, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday morning, August 10, 2015 at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Owen’s memory may be made to the Philabundance Community Kitchen, 3616 S. Galloway Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 or to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), P.O. Box 62596, Baltimore, MD 21264-2596.