Mrs. Pierce’s family was well-known to many Lorainites. Her father was Walter Duskey, who with his brother Ed ran the Duskey Brothers service station at 19th & Broadway.
One of Ed’s daughters was an elementary school teacher too: Miss Delores Duskey.
Here’s a 1948 Lorain High School Scimitar yearbook photo of Anita and Delores when they were both juniors.
Miss Reiber) behind.
But Mrs. Pierce was very kind. She helped me adjust to my new school and classmates, and soon I felt right at home at Masson. So I have pleasant memories of her as my teacher.
Here’s my class picture.
****Mrs. Pierce enjoyed a long career as a teacher in the Lorain City Schools system, retiring in 1998 after 42 years of service.
She passed away in May 2002 at the age of 70. You can read more about her and her family in her obituary here.