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John L. Pier

November 26, 1928 ~ December 9, 2020 (age 92)


John Lloyd Pier, 92, of Wellsboro, died on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Sena Kean Manor, Smethport.

John was born November 26, 1928, in Wellsboro, the son of the late Oliver and Dortha (Lloyd) Pier.  He married the former Selby J. Crawford, who survives, on January 20, 1957 and have celebrated 63 years of marriage.


John was an Army veteran and served in Germany.  He worked for Corning Glass Works for 32 years.


John was a member of the God’s Family Fellowship, Wellsboro.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, Ham Radio, flying model airplanes, going on long rides on the weekends, and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  Family and extended family were very important to him.


In addition to his wife, Selby, John is survived by sons, Brion (Debra) Pier of Oregon Hill; and Randy (Lora) Pier of Wellsboro; a brother Frank Pier of Wellsboro; a sister-in-law, Florence Gleason of Elmira; grandchildren, Anne (John) Anderegg, Justin (Shawna Anderson) Pier, and Matthew (Lori Henry) Pier, great grandchildren, Isobel Anderegg, Piper Anderegg, Dillon (Taylor) Ziemak, Quinn Henry and Logan Henry, a great great grandson, Xander Ziemak and several nieces and nephews. 


In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by two sisters; Ruby Bockus and Jenny Clark. 


Due to COVID- 19 restrictions, the services will be private.  In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions in John’s name be made to Animal Care Sanctuary, 11765 US-6, Wellsboro, PA 16901


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