Pierce E. Laws, 87, of Wilmington, DE passed away on October 22, 2018. Pierce grew up on a farm in Bear, DE. He was one of six children born to the late Norman and Ruth (Morrison) Laws. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. After being discharged from the service, he started working for Tyson Sartin Memorials, and later went on to a 38 year career with Delmarva Power. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid Phillies and Yankees fan.
Pierce was preceded in death by his wife Barbara in 2015. He is survived by his sister, Shirley Amato (Victor) of Newark, DE; 2 sons, Larry A. Laws (Katherine) of Tampa, FL and Brian E. Laws (Vicki) of Wilmington, DE; his grandchildren, Adam J. Laws (Brittany), Caitlin Smith (Hugh), Courtney Soloway (Kyle), Sara Laws and John Ripple, Rebecca Laws and Ryan Lemay, Anna Wallace (Brad), and great grandchildren, Greer and Grayson Laws, Alexandra Ripple, Fiona Wallace and Madeleine Smith.
A viewing will be held on Friday October 26 am from 10-11am followed by a service at 11am at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, 19808. Burial will be in Gracelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Lorelton Assisted Living Community, 2200 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805.