Lois Virginia Pierson, 84, of Hamden died Jan. 6, 2014.
She was born in New Haven April 7, 1929, the daughter of the late G. Rudolph and Myrtle Howe Pierson. She worked for 42 years at the CT Agricultural Experiment Station, 33 of which as secretary to the director. She retired in 1989.
She was a member of the Hamden Plains Methodist Church and was active in the Quinnipiack chapter of Professional Secretaries International.
She leaves a nephew Mark R. Pierson of Northford, a niece Lenore O’Connell of Green Valley, AZ and two great nieces, Shelby Lynn and Amanda Lee Pierson.
A private family service will be held. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation www.alz.org.
Arrangements are with the Hawley Lincoln Memorial.