Passed peacefully away with his family beside him at the Halifax Infirmary, Herbert John Piercey, in his 96th year. He leaves to mourn with beautiful loving memories his children: Betty-Ann (Wayne Pike), Glenn (Vonnie), Carol (Tony Snow), Lorne (Brenda), and Iris (Stephen MacDonald), grandchildren: Beth, Elaine, Alicia, Megan, Kenneth, David, Seth, and Logan, great-grandchildren: Cara, Jakob, Anna, William, Annabelle, Grace, Patience, Mackenzie and Teofil, and one sister Anne Anthony, Toronto, ON., nephews and nieces. John was predeceased by his wife Violet (Lundrigan) of 57 years, son Roger Dean and parents Charles and Rosanne Piercey. John was born in Trinity Bay, NL on October 1923 and moved to Corner Brook with his family during the Mill construction. For more than 45 years he was a well-known and respected Business man in Corner Brook, NL where he operated a successful Auto Body Shop (John Piercey’s Auto Body Shop Ltd.), Maple Valley. He made many lifelong friendships throughout his life and will be best known for his funny, witty disposition and a generous kind friend to all. He was a faithful member of the First United Church, Corner Brook and a member of the Men’s Fellowship Club. A viewing will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 11:30-12:30 followed by a Private Family Service at 2 pm at Snows Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax. As per Johns wishes, cremation will follow with interment at a later date in Corner Brook, NL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the First United Church, Corner Brook, Newfoundland. "Forever In Our Hearts"