SIDNEY ARTHUR PIERCE JR. PALM BEACH GARDEN, Fla. Sidney Arthur Pierce Jr., 45, of Palm Beach Garden, Fla., died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, May 19, 2004. He was born in Chicopee, Mass., the son of Sidney A. and Jean E. Carrow Pierce Sr. He attended Glenburn Elementary, Higgins Classical Institute, and graduated from Hermon High School in 1977. Sid lived and worked in the Seacoast Area of New Hampshire before moving to southern Florida. Sid enjoyed NASCAR racing and was an avid Jeff Gordon fan and was also a dedicated New England sports fan. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends and lived life to it’s fullest. Sid is survived by his son, Allen Hicks of Etna; his mother, Jean Pierce and her companion, Larry Young, of Saco; five sisters Mary Sanford and her husband, Bruce, of Greene, Barbara Pierce and her companion, Steve Martin, of Concord N.H., Nancy Jordan of Northwood, N.H., Glenna Provost of Barrington, N.H., Judy Audette and her husband, Robert, of Fremont, N.H.; two brothers, Walter Pierce and his wife, Gayle, of Levant, and Dr. Richard Pierce and his wife, Cheryl, of Stratham, N.H; 15 nieces and nephews; three great-nieces and great-nephews. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Monday at the Fortin Group Funeral Home where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Donations preferred to Foster Grandparents Program, 284 Danforth St., Portland, ME 04102. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home & Cremation Services, AUBURN, Turner and Center Sts.