Theodore A. Pearson, Sr.

  • Born: May 31, 1930
  • Died: January 7, 2019
  • Location: Rockland, Massachusetts

Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
Tel. (781) 878-1775

Tribute & Message From The Family

Theodore "Ted" A. Pearson Sr., 88 of Rockland.  Died on January 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on May 31, 1930 in Quincy to the late Robert and Ellen (Johnson) Pearson.  He was raised and educated in Abington and was a member of the graduating class of 1948.  Ted was the loving husband of Mary C. (Dugan) Pearson.

Ted was a proud veteran of the United States Army where he served during the Korean Conflict.  After the military Ted worked as a General Superintendent for the Bechtel Corporation.  He retired in 1987 after 20 years of service.  He was a member of the Local #51 Pipe Fitters and Plumbers Union and a lifetime member of the Abington VFW.

Along with his wife Mary, Ted was the loving father of David Pearson of Plymouth, William Pearson of California, Mary Anne Heslin of Carver, Paul Pearson of Lousiana, Ellen Tinsley of Mississippi, Kathleen Dorman of Indiana, Maureen Shea of Rockland, Eric Pearson of North Carolina, the late Stephen Pearson and Theodore Pearson Jr.  Ted is survived by his nineteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.  He is pre deceased by his grandson Christopher Heslin and his brother Bernard Pearson of Hanover.  Also surviving him are several nieces and nephews.

The family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate his life on Friday January 11, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland, MA.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday January 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church.  Burial will follow at Holy Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Holy Family Parish - 403 Union St, Rockland, MA 02370


Condolence & Memory Journal

May God take Cousin Ted into His better place. You will be missed by so many. We love you!
Always & Forever,
Maureen, Scotty, Julia, Abby, Ava, and Addison Enegren

Posted by Maureen Enegren - North Attleboro, MA - Family   January 13, 2019

I am deeply sadden that Ted has pass. My condolences to the family. While working at Pilgrim Station Ted and I has many conversation as to labor relations and contract disputes. The term "fair but firm" always comes to mind when I thing of him. God Bless

Posted by Calvin Wilson - Ft. Myers, FL   January 12, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. My all your loving memories fill you with comfort.

Posted by Jeannie Connors - Providence, RI   January 11, 2019

So sorry to hear of his passing, knew him from working at Pilgrim station. He was a very nice man. Prayers for all of the family.

Posted by Diannew Wilson - Fort Myers, FL   January 11, 2019

Mary I'm sorry for your loss and know that your faith will help you and your family at this time. Our thoughts and prayer are with you.

Posted by Bill & Mary Kaszanek - Sebastian, FL - Friend   January 11, 2019

My condolences to all family members,although I never knew him I used to work with Billy down at Grand Gulf,Billy always spoke highly of him.

Posted by Daniel Maurano - Quincy, MA   January 10, 2019

Mary I know this I a great loss to you and your family. I also worked with Ted and a lot of your family at the Grand Gulf project and Ted was a very KEY member of that being a huge success. I worked close with Steve as well. Ted never mentioned that he was a Korean war vet as I still have an uncle MIA in that one. Ted thank you for your service!

Posted by Lynn Nolan - Spring City, TN   January 10, 2019

Prayers sent

Posted by Ron Hanger - Clarksville, IN - Family Friend   January 10, 2019

So sorry for your families loss. May god bless your family. He is in heaven now

Posted by Mary Clark - Jeffersonville, IN - Friend   January 10, 2019

Kathleen, am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. God bless.

Posted by Doug Bowling - West Somerset, KY - Friend   January 10, 2019


Mary, I am so sorry for your great loss. Ted was a very special man. He will always live in the hearts of everyone who were blessed to have known him. Ted, thank you for your service and keeping us safe. Mary, my prayers for you and your family. Peace and God Bless.

Posted by Judy Walling - Rockland, MA - Friend   January 10, 2019


Posted by A friend   January 09, 2019

To my Pearson cousins,
I love you all! My deepest sympathies. I loved Ted. He was such a gentle man. I remember all the great conversations I have had with him when I was younger. I will forever miss his smile. I pray for God to bless you with comfort and peace during this difficult time. I also wish I could be with you to celebrate his life but I will be thinking of all of you. Love Maryann Morganelli Swindell (cousin)

Posted by Maryann Swindell - Aydlett, NC   January 09, 2019

Mr. Pearson,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Posted by Mike Casey(former Ma resident) - El Paso, TX   January 09, 2019

Mary and kids I know this is a hard time for all of you, but in time your grief will give way to all the Love and joy this amazing man brought into your life.I was lucky enough to have know Ted for my whole life and i have only respect and admiration for this great man. Ted was the kind of man all men should aspire to be.He was smart ,kind,fair ,extremely hard working and most of all A Great Husband, Farther, grandfather and friend. As a kid growing up in the neighborhood i new him as Mr Pearson this great man who was always kind and giving to the kids in the neighborhood someone you could count on if you needed anything.Later in Life as i grew older he became Ted my friend someone when i traveled back to see my mom i looked forward to visiting with and talking about all kinds of subjects.I was just back and iam so greatful i got to visit with Ted and Mary.I will truley miss my visits with this wonderful man. MY Friend Ted

Posted by Robert Connors - Houston, TX - Family Friend   January 09, 2019

Dad we miss you so much already!! So happy you are at peace and we will have a great sendoff for you!! Love MaryAnne (chicken)

Posted by MaryAnne Heslin - Carver, MA - Daughter   January 08, 2019



im sorry for your loss may god bless you. and be with you at this time . Then I heard a voice from heaven say Write This Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on. yes said the spirit let them find rest from their labors for their works accompany them".

Posted by Ryan Burnieika - Rockland, MA - Neighbor   January 08, 2019

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