Pierce, Margaret Alice (Bright), Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Saginaw Geriatrics Home at the age of 86 years. Margaret was born July 7, 1924 in Saginaw Michigan the daughter of the late Albert and Mabel (Stryker) Glave. She was a member of Bridgeport Community Church and its Ladies Guild, the Red Hat Society and VFW Auxiliary. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross. Margaret was an avid Bingo player and enjoyed the casino. She married William P. Bright July 12, 1947. He predeceased her August 13, 1982; she then married Dean Pierce November 6, 1999. He predeceased her August 11, 2006. Surviving are two children; William D. (Connie) Bright, Janet (Stanley) Houghtaling, son-in-law Scott Esckelson, one sister June Dempsey, a sister-in-law Marion Fager; 6 grandchildren and 11great-grandchildren; several step-children and many step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by one daughter Laura Esckelson. The family would like to thank the staff of Saginaw Geriatrics Home. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Bridgeport Community Church 3815 State St., Bridgeport. Rev. Ronald Sinclair will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the W.L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Bridgeport Community Church. www.casefuneralhome.com