Justin T. Pearce
Justin T. Pearce, 37 of Townsend, DE passed away on June 23, 2016. Justin was born on April 23, 1979, son of William P. Pearce and Catherine Fry. He leaves behind his wife of 12 years, Marissa S. Pearce; mother, Catherine Fry Pearce of Wilmington, DE; father and step-mother, William and Audrey Pearce of Cecilton, MD; brothers Zachary Pearce (Robin) of Townsend, DE and Chris Pearce of Elkton and sisters, Jill Truitt (Michael) of Berlin, MD, and Wendy Sun (Luis) of Salisbury, MD.
Justin was raised in Cecilton, MD and later moved to Chester County, PA, where he graduated from Unionville Chadds Ford High School, class of 1997. He earned a B.S in Biology (2001) and a Master’s in Agronomy (2005) from University of Maryland.
Upon graduation Justin worked for the State’s Agronomy Office at the University of Maryland and in 2006 began work for Monsanto in Galena. He was an avid hunter and outdoors man. He was an extremely courageous and intelligent man with an amazing sense of humor and energy for life matched by no one. He loved his family and friends with all that he had to give and he will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 28 from 6-9 p.m. in Galena Funeral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St., Galena MD. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 11am in Zion United Methodist Church, Cecilton, MD. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be offered to Brain Cancer Research at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Please refer to the website below for more details.
www. galenafuneralhome ofsls.com ryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10 AM until 12 Noon, at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Rev. Patricia Drost of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Perryville, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Harford Memorial Gardens, Aberdeen, MD.
Arrangements by Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD