Lynne Craig (Brocious) Pierce died peacefully in Edmond, Oklahoma on October 7, 2016 at the age of 75 after a long battle with lung cancer. Lynne was born on January 7, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Frederick and Wilhelmina (Gardner) Brocious. She graduated from Chambersburg Area Senior High School in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania in 1958 and from the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in 1961. Lynne’s greatest love was her family and she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Lieutenant Colonel Robert V. Pierce, U.S. Army Retired of Edmond, Oklahoma, sons, Lieutenant Colonel Robert M. Pierce, U.S. Army Retired, wife Maggie and children, Michael and Robert of Shawnee, Kansas, Douglas P. Pierce, wife Caroline and children, Elizabeth and Zachary of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Colonel Stephen M. Pierce, U.S. Army, wife Ingrid and children Sarah, Mary Catherine and Elise of Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, and daughters Deborah L. Norrid, husband David and children, Christopher, Lindsay, Andrew, Brenton, Blake and Kate of Bennington, Oklahoma, and Susan E. Snyder and children Benjamin and Olivia of McKinney, Texas. Great-grandchildren Madyson and Bryson Ingram of Pottsboro, Texas, and sister, Susan Angle of Media, Pennsylvania also survive her. Lynne was preceded in death by her parents Frederick Brocious of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilhelmina Kuhn of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and her brother Theodore Kuhn of Toms River, New Jersey.
A funeral mass and memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., October 29, 2016 in the Daily Mass Chapel of the Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist, Edmond, Oklahoma, with reception and luncheon to follow. Father Linh Bui will officiate the service. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lynne’s life. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mercy Hospice, Mercy Health Foundation, 4300 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120. Condolences may be sent to 1101 Jamestown Circle, Edmond, Oklahoma 73003.