Obituary Notice: Charles Lee “Chick” Vieard

Charles Lee “Chick” Vieard, 81, of West Decatur died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Clearfield.

Born Dec. 21, 1932 in Philipsburg, he was the son of the late James Sr. and Louise (Williams) Vieard.  He married the former Pauline M. Gearhart, who preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 2002.

Mr. Vieard had been employed as a carpenter until his retirement.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Vieard and a son, Charles Merrill.

Mr. Vieard is survived by two daughters, Bonnie K. Parada and her husband, John of Philipsburg and Linda B. Schnarrs of West Decatur; a sister, Judy Hockenberry of Kylertown; and a brother, James Vieard Jr. of Bradford.

He is also survived by three grandchildren, John Parada and his wife, Jennifer of Parsonville, Charles Parada and his wife, Shannon of Philipsburg and Diane Vieard of Clearfield and seven great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, Philipsburg, with the Rev. Timothy Richmond officiating.  Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg.

Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.

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