Obituary: Kieran Andrew Piper

Kieran Andrew Piper, 55, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C.

Kieran was born in Berlin, N.H., on May 1, 1964, the son of the late Jacqueline (Beach) Piper Martel, Thomas Piper and step-father Gerald Martel. He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce in April 2019. He was raised in Gorham and graduated from Gorham High School in 1982. He attended Grace Chapel in Florence, S.C., and graduated in 1988.

Members of his family include his son Joshua and daughters Rachael and Abigail; brothers Shawn and wife Marni of Dover, N.H., Darren and wife Sandy of Fredericksburg, Va.; sisters Deborah Bisson of Manchester, N.H., Kim Bond of Livingston, Texas, Lisa Langley and husband John of Florence, S.C. and Rebecca Piper of Florence, S.C., as well as many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

A visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast, in Greenville, followed by a graveside service at 1 p.m. in Graceland East Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172; or to the Salvation Army, 417 Rutherford St., Greenville, SC 29609.

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