Roland H. Pearce Jr. of Winthrop passed away on February 9, 2024. He was 86 years old. Roland was the beloved husband of the late Margaret F. “Peggy” Pearce. Born in Winthrop, he was the cherished son of the late Dorothy (Mallard) and Roland H. Pearce Sr.
Roland was employed as the general supervisor for National Construction for 30 years. After retirement from National Construction, he later went to work for the Sheraton Corporation as a facilities manager. Roland served in the U.S. Coast Guard for a brief time and later served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1956-1958, attaining the rank of Corporal. Roland was a member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078 and the American Legion, Post #318, in Port St. Lucie, FL. Roland was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed attending all of his family’s sporting events or any of their other activities. Roland was an avid golfer and enjoyed watching any professional or collegiate sporting event, whether in person or on television.
Roland was the devoted father of Michael Pearce and his wife Koi of East Boston, Laurie Greene and her husband Kevin of Londonderry, NH, Linda Disciscio and her husband Chuck of Litchfield, NH, and Leanne Silverman and her husband Peter of Winthrop. He is the adored grandfather of Amanda Briand and her husband Joshua, Alex Disciscio, Ann Margaret Swanson and her husband Joshua, Maddison and Petey Silverman and Charlotte and Scarlett Pearce and the loving great-grandfather of Maveryk and Caleb Briand. Roland was the dear brother of June Sicurella and her husband Joe of Revere, Julie Pearce of Milton and Jacqui Meehan of Dorchester.
A funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church (St. Michaels Parish) 320 Winthrop St. Winthrop, on Monday, February 19, at 10AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Please go directly to church.