PIERCE, HELEN (nee: Jakubowski)

78, passed away May 16 at home with her daughter by her side. Cookie was born March 3, 1941 at Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City. She is predeceased by her husband Raymond Pierce Sr., her son Raymond Pierce Jr, her sister Barbara Gabriel, her brothers Robert Jakubowski and Joseph Wright. She is survived by her children Ronald Pierce (Karen), Robert Pierce (Darlene), Rodney Pierce Sr (Lisa) and Robin Pierce. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jeanine Sloan (Rodney), Jennifer Brogna (Kristopher) Janice Pierce, Rodney Pierce II, Kristopher Figueroa, Freya Pierce, Rhiannon Pierce and Raymond Pierce III, and her great-grandchildren; Alyssa and Danielle Gaughran, Marissa Pierce, Gianna, Dominic and Gabriella Brogna and Kennedy Pierce. She is also survived by her Aunt Stella Rakowski, her sister Cathy Corcia and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral arrangements by CAIOLA-STELLATO Funeral Home, 691 Avenue C.