Celia Pierce
Celia Pierce

Celia E. (Kingsbury) Pierce, 79, of Cotuit, Massachusetts, passed on September 21, 2021.

She grew up in Cummaquid and was the daughter of Walter and Esther (Kelley) Kingsbury of Cummaquid. Celia worked for many years as a private nurse. Celia enjoyed all things having to do with horses, traveling with her longtime partner, Jim, and spending as much time as possible with family and dear friends.

She is survived by her brother, John W. Kingsbury of Wakefield, and her children Susan E. Pierce of Cummaquid, Linda Milde of Hyannis, and David Pierce, Jr. of Hyannis, along with grandchildren Keith and Erin Milde of Brewster, Jill (Milde) Julin of Hyannis, and Jacob Milde of Hyannis. Celia also was proud to have five great-grandchildren: Lexi and Autumn, Matthew and Maxwell, and Janice.

She is predeceased by her sister, Marjorie E. (Kingsbury) Henry of Cummaquid and longtime partner, James Hillman of Cotuit and Pinellas Park, Florida.

A graveside ceremony was held at Cummaquid Cemetery Mary Dunn Rd, Barnstable, MA 02630, on Saturday October 2, 2021, at 10:00 AM.

Celia and Jim Hillman were a big part of our LT Family. They attended many of our reunions.

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