Carole Jean (Marling) Pearce

February 20, 1938 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 82)


Carole Jean Pearce, 82, formerly of Steubenville, OH died Saturday March 7, 2020.


She was born February 20, 1938 in Moundsville, WV to Edgar and Alma (Molesky) Marling.


On April 4, 1959 she married Earl Louis Pearce, Sr., who died October 5, 2017.


Survivors include: son Earl (Sharon Coleman) Pearce, Jr. of Richmond, OH

                              daughter Kaye (Jim) Vahalik of Westerville, OH

                              daughter Kim (Rusty) Krugh of St. Marys, OH

                              daughter Kelli (Brian) Cook of Hilliard, OH

                              8 grandchildren: Caitlin Pearce, Jimmy Vahalik, Mitchell (Angela) Vahalik, Kylee Menchhofer, Kami Menchhofer, Kassie Menchhofer, Taylor Cook and Hunter Cook

                            3 great-grandchildren: Rowan Beniard, Eliza Kay Vahalik, Pearce Alan Vahalik


She was preceded in death by: her parents Edgar and Alma Marling-Molesky, and her husband Earl Pearce, Sr.


She worked as a cook in a high school cafeteria.


Her favorite pastimes included traveling to Florida, attending her grandchildren's sporting events, cooking and supporting Steubenville Big Red Football.


Private family services will be held.


Entombment will take place Thursday March 12, 2020 in the mausoleum at Fort Steuben Burial Estates in Wintersville, OH.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Steubenville Big Red Athletics, or Indian Creek Athletics.


Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, OH.


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Wintersville, OH 43953

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