November 27, 1932 - May 17, 2021
Martha J. Pearce 88, of Bonita Springs, FL died May 17, 2021 at her residence. She was born on November 27, 1932 in Youngstown, OH a daughter of the late Loren W. and Christine (Schuster) Dunlap. She had been a resident of Bonita Springs since 2000 coming from Ohio. On May 25, 1955 she married her Hiram Collage sweetheart, Jack I. Pearce in Bonn, Germany. After he completed his military service they settled in Chagrin Falls, Ohio were they raised their four children. Marty was an accomplished classical pianist and enjoyed arts and crafts projects including float building, sewing and painting. Gardening was also a favorite pastime. Marty’s top priority in life was taking care of her family. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Jack I. Pearce of Bonita Springs, FL; three sons, Robert I. “Rob” Pearce and his wife Lisa of Bonita Springs, FL, Douglas A. Pearce and his wife, Lori of Naples, FL, and David L. Pearce and his wife, Pauline of Southern Pines, NC; daughter, Steffanie Pearce-Vasquez and her husband, Sam of Naples, FL; two brothers, William Dunlap of Boardman, OH and James (Edith) Dunlap of No. Lima, OH and 8 beloved grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandson, Robert “Bobby” Pearce who died in 2015 and her great-granddaughter, Ella A. Pearce, who died at birth in 2020. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 3:00 PM at Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home 28300 So. Tamiami Tr., Bonita Springs. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until the time of service. She will be laid to rest after the service on Sunday at Palm Royale Cemetery in Naples, FL. In lieu of flowers, it is the wish of the Pearce family that any memorial donations be made to the Gulfshore Opera, memorial costume fund at https://app.donorview.com/m4JA9 To sign her guest register or to leave online condolences please visit www.ShikanyFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are being handled by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home Family Owned and Operated Since 1978.
Martha J. Pearce 88, of Bonita Springs, FL died May 17, 2021 at her residence. She was born on November 27, 1932 in Youngstown, OH a daughter of the late Loren W. and Christine (Schuster) Dunlap. She had been a resident of Bonita Springs since... View Obituary & Service Information
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