Gerald A. Chieze Sr.


Gerald A. Chieze Sr., 82, of West Pittsburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at the Haven Nursing Home, following a two-year illness.
Born Oct. 8, 1936, in Ellwood City, he was a son of the late Arthur J. and Evelyn V. Locke Chieze.
He was married to Rosemarie Borzi Chieze for 57 years. She survives.
Jerry retired as a heavy equipment operator from the Operating Engineers Local 66 following 50 years of service.
He was a member of Moravia Presbyterian Church.
He was a veteran of the Marine Corps.
Gerald was a member of the Masonic Lodge of the Craft, Westminster Lodge Post 433 in New Castle. An avid gardener, Jerry and Rosemarie enjoyed traveling the entire United States in their fifth wheel.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Sandy (Joe) Nardone of Ellwood City and Lori (Mark) Ostrowski of New Castle; two sons, Gerald A. (Leann) Chieze Jr. of New Castle and Thomas Chieze of Denver, Colorado; three sisters, Shirley V. Trott of West Pittsburg, Linda (Larry) Henry of Linesville, Pennsylvania, and Judy (Tim) Davis of Linesville; sister-in-law, Ernestine Chieze of West Pittsburg; and a grandson, Nicholas Chieze.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Janet Papa and Beverly in infancy; and a brother, Leroy Chieze.
A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at the Moravia Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of the noon service. Pastor Charlene M. Kennedy will officiate. Military rites will be offered by the New Castle Veterans Honor Guard.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum.
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