Lawrence Pierson

Lawrence Pierson, 83, of Lyons, died on February 26, 2018.  Born on April 22, 1934, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War.  He worked as a General Contractor in the construction business. Lawrence Pierson was the husband of the late Veronica K. Pierson (nee Kassal); father of Larry Pierson, Sue (Larry) Garza, Debbie (Art) Loza, Cheryl Teska, George (Zita) Pierson, Michael (June) Pierson, Jack Pierson, Elizabeth Pierson and Robert (Kelly) Pierson; grandfather of Antoinette Pozzie, Donyel (Jamie) Garza, Jennifer (Jason) Triplett, Nicole Pozzie, Anthony (Jennifer) Pierson, Anthony Garza, David (Jennifer) Pierson, Frank (Arielle) Pierson, Sean Pierson, Steven (Susan) Teska, Edward Pozzie, Katie Pierson, Christopher (Lindsey) Pierson, Lauren (Sean) Burnetter, Andrew Pierson, Mya Pierson, Mackenzie Pierson and Seth Pierson; great-grandfather of Janessa, Dominique, Santino, Brianna, Hailey, Alyssa, Jacob, Adam, Marissa, Kiera, Shawn, Kate, Cassidy, Dominic, Parker, Jack and Francesca; brother of John (Bonnie) Pierson and the late George Pierson and David (Patricia) Pierson; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.  A Memorial Gathering is on Thursday, March 1 from 10:30 a.m. until Time of Service, 12:00 p.m., at Brookfield’s Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St. with Inurnment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to the American Cancer Society,  1801 Meyers Rd., Ste. 100 in Oakbrook Terrace, 60181.  More information is available at 708-485-2000 or