Frank Pierce

Obituary of Frank Urial Pierce

Smethport - Frank Urial Pierce, 49, of Eldred, passed away Friday (August 19, 2022) at UPMC-Hamot, Erie.


He was born June 13, 1973 in Olean, NY, the son of William Pierce and Rebecca Klink Pierce. On February 15, 2019, in Bradford, PA, he married Jeanine M. Jones, who survives.


Frank graduated from Belfast, NY schools and attended Alfred State of Wellsville, NY for culinary arts.


Frank had been a truck driver for a period of time, but lastly was a line cook employed by Perkins of Olean, NY.


He enjoyed spending time with his family and cooking and baking, especially for Holiday dinners.


In addition to his wife, Jeanine, he is survived by:

Three sons:  Ross Pierce and Joshua Pierce, both of Eldred, and Nicholas Pierce of San Antonio, TX

Two daughters:  Orry and Shania Pierce, both of Eldred

Two grandchildren:  Benjamin and Violet

Two sisters:  Edythe Smith of Eldred and Roberta Black of Tennessee

One brother:  William Pierce of Oil City, PA

And several nieces and nephews


He was preceded in death by his parents.


There will be no visitation.  A celebration of Frank’s life will be held at a later date with the family.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the family to help with funeral costs, or a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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