The Rev. Michael G. Pierce, S.J., 86, former executive assistant
to the president of Holy Cross, died at the Campion Center,
Weston, Mass., on March 28. He was born in Worcester and
entered the Society of Jesus after graduating from St.
Peter's High School. Prior to his position at Holy Cross,
he served as dean and executive assistant to the president
of Boston College. He also worked in financial development
capacities for the Society of Jesus in Boston. He established
the Sacred Heart Trust Fund to provide for the care of
Jesuits in their final years. In 1994, the Society of Jesus
named the skilled nursing pavilion of the Campion Center
in his honor. He is survived by his sister, Mary E. Pierce
of Westerly, R.I.