Jessica Ellen Pierog

Jessica Ellen Pierog

February 22, 1979 - September 20, 2020
Irvine California

Jessica Ellen Pierog

February 22, 1979 - September 20, 2020
Irvine California


Jessica Ellen Pierog 


Jessica passed from this life the morning of September 20th after a sudden unexpected illness.  She was born in Orange County, California and spent her first 18 years in Monarch Bay, Monarch Beach, California.


Jessica shared her childhood with sister Margaux.  They went to different high schools but competed as a doubles team in USTA tennis.  There was National Charity League, Brownies, Monarch Beach events with family and friends, vacations, travel, celebrations,


Jessica sailed off to the Air Force Academy after Santa Margarita High School, then transferred two years later to Wellesley College, graduating with a BS in Neuroscience.  She returned home to Orange County and attended Western Medical School graduating with honors and advancing to an Emergency Medicine residency at Leigh High Valley Medical Center in Pennsylvania, again graduating with honors, exceling with peer review publications in emergency medicine.  Off to Stanford University to complete a fellowship in Emergency Medical Services and a master’s degree in Statistical Epidemiology.  With training complete and Emergency Medicine Board Certification, she attended at Stanford University Medical Center for 9 years.  Jessica recently returned to Orange County with a career change to Veterinary Medicine, being accepted to Tufts University Veterinary School.




In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Timothy Catholic Church and or Western Health Sciences Dr. Jessica Ellen Pierog Emergency Medicine scholarship.


Memorial Mass

  • Date & Time: October 23, 2020 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Venue: St Timothy's Catholic Church
  • Location: 29102 Crown Valley Pkwy Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-1865 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 249-4091

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: October 23, 2020 (12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
  • Venue: Cathedral Memorial Gardens
  • Location: 13280 Chapman Avenue Garden Grove, CA 92840 - (Get Directions)

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55 responses to Jessica Ellen Pierog

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  1. My sadness is beyond words, a beautiful soul, gone too soon.

  2. Jill Ortiz says:

    Linda and Jim,

    We are so sorry for your unbearable loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Pat & Jill

  3. Dear Pierog Family, we are so very sorry for this great loss. We send you prayers.

  4. Paula Crone says:

    We are sorry to hear about Jessica’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences on behalf of Western University of Health Sciences and the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Jessica touched many lives, and will be missed as a colleague, alumni and friend.
    Dean Paula Crone

  5. Dearest Linda & Jim,

    With deepest sympathy. Words can not describe the depth of our sorrow.
    Fred & Jaleh Akhavan

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