Mendham & Peapack
Obituary of Timothy E Pierson
Timothy Pierson passed away at his home on December 24, 2022. He was 97 years old.
Born in Mendham, New Jersey, to parents Andrew and Elsie (Beresh) Pierson, Tim was a lifelong Mendham resident, graduating from Morristown High School in 1943. He served in the United States Army from 1943, just after graduation, to 1946. He attended basic training at Camp Ellis in Illinois before being stationed in Europe. Tim was a proud veteran of World War II.
Tim was very involved in his community. He coached St. Joseph Jr. CYO Basketball, Mendham Little League and Senior Babe Ruth, Jack Kroft Senior Babe Ruth, and was a part of the Mendham Boro Recreation Department from 1964 to 1976. He received Man of the Year Award by the Jaycees in 1971, and was an honorary member at the Pastime Club, a life member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, President of the Hilltop Cemetery Association, Grand Marshall of the 2001 Labor Day parade, and was an usher at St. Joseph Church for over 50 years. He retired in 1980 as Postmaster of the Brookside US Post Office.
Tim is predeceased by his wife of many years, Doris Vogelius Pierson, his son Timothy Jay Pierson, his step-daughters Judith Fuschetto and Jean Powning, and his long time companion Hazel Waldron. He is survived by his sister Barbara, daughter-in-law, Carol Lynn, grandchildren Tyler, Kyle, and Kendall Pierson, Thomas Jr., Sara, and Shawn Fuschetto, Maggie and Joe Powning, Hazel’s daughter Linda Stuscavage, and Linda’s children Becky Tedjeske and David Stuscavage.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, from 4-6 PM at Bailey Funeral Home, 8 Hilltop Road, Mendham. A Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, December 30, at 11 AM at St. Joseph Church, 8 W. Main Street, Mendham. Interment will immediately follow at Hilltop Cemetery, Mendham. In lieu of flowers, donations in Timothy’s memory may be made to St. Joseph Church.
8 Hilltop Road
Mendham, NJ 07945
176 Main Street
Peapack NJ 07977
For GPS Purposes use Gladstone, NJ 07934