She was born in Holden, one of 10 children, to Royal W. and Stella F. (Olin) Pierce. She leaves a son, Kenneth L. Sleeper of Holden; a daughter, Candice B. Moody of Waldoboro, Maine; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
Mrs. Sleeper worked in the cafeteria at Tahanto Regional High School in Boylston and previously worked at Colonial Press in Clinton. She enjoyed vacationing in Maine and Florida.
Funeral services are private. Donations in her memory may be made to the Chaffin Congregational Church, 155 Shrewsbury St., Holden, Mass. 01520. Miles Funeral Home, Holden, assisted with arrangements.