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Obituary for Mary Theresa Pierce (Roebuck)

Mary Theresa Pierce, 89, of Hellertown, passed away August 3, 2019. She was the widow of James Pierce. Born in Bethlehem, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Wolf) Roebuck. She was a clerk, first for Brown’s Cleaners, and then Spring Hill Cleaners, for a total of 33 years. Mary then went to work in the concession stands for Sodexho at Stabler Arena for 3 years before retiring. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Bethlehem. After retiring, she volunteered at the Hellertown Historical Society. She enjoyed movies, reading, and plays, prompting her to be a volunteer at the PA Playhouse for 25 years.

Surviving are children: David, and his wife, Lauri, of Bath; and Susan; of Verona; a brother, John, of Bethlehem; nieces & nephews; and a close friend Elaine Espeland. She was pre-deceased by brothers: Robert and his wife Theresa; and Frank and his wife Patricia.

All are invited to gather at 10 AM on Friday at the First Baptist Church, 3235 Linden Street, Bethlehem, PA 18017 and a service will be held at 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the first Baptist Church. Please visit her “Book of Memories” at