Dorothy Louise Pearce

Dorothy Louise Pearce, 65, Saxton, died Sunday at home after a battle with cancer.

She was born in Lisbon, Md., daughter of the late Howard and Annie (Duvall) Colson. She married Christopher Joseph “Joe” Pearce on April 9, 1967, at St. Joseph’s Church, Eldersburg, Md.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Nancy Pickard and husband, Bob; two sons: Christopher E. and Evan and wife, Tiffany; 10 grandchildren: Jackie, Jeff, Bobby, Alex, Kacie, Chase, Andrew, Preston, Tracey and Brennan; and a brother, George Colson of Littlestown.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mark; five sisters; and two brothers.

Dorothy was a devoted housewife, mother, grandmother and best friend. She was a lifelong Jehovah’s Witness. She enjoyed spending time with and taking care of family, helping people, listening to country music, taking care of her pets and watching her soap operas.

All services will be private.

Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.