Rosemary Catherine (Waidner) Pierce passed this life peacefully on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Born on August 6, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of Frederick and Helen (Vollmer) Waidner. She grew up on Arden Road in Clintonville and was a longtime member of North Community Lutheran Church.
She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Eugene Herbert Pierce in 2006.
A proud graduate of North High School and Capital University, she taught in the Columbus City Schools including Southwood, Fairmoor and Easthaven Elementary Schools.
She is survived by her four children, their wives and families: Mike (Josette), Gene (Elaine), Tim (Lory) and Susan. She was the proud grandmother of Oliver, Anjuli, Ariel, Alexis, Rex, Liza, Jeff, Carolyn, Joanna, Alex, and Catherine; and great-grandmother to Juliette, Annabelle, Liam, Maxine, Theo, Monty and three on the way. She is also survived by her sister, Ann Hunter; cousin, Lydia Vollmer; her nieces, nephews; and many close friends.
Mom was known for her apple crumb pies and flower gardens. In retirement she traveled, enjoying the American West, the 2010 Rose Bowl, England, Italy (where she saw the Pope), and a Danube cruise. She loved her family dearly and will be missed.
Friends may visit 4-6 pm Sunday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester. Funeral service and interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, OH 43130 in her memory.