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CHIARAVALLE, Vincent S., NFFD Ret.
CHIARAVALLE - Vincent S., Nffd Ret. Age 86, of Lewiston, NY, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Born on May 5, 1932 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Amelia (Amendola) Chiaravalle. On January 8, 1955, he married the former Dorothy L. Laurie. PFC Vincent S. Chiaravalle proudly served in the United States Army, during the Korean War, until his honorable discharge as a Chief Radio Operator on October 23, 1954. In 1965, he began his career as a firefighter with the Niagara Falls Fire Department. After serving faithfully, Mr. Chiaravalle retired as Battalion Chief in 1994. In addition to his beloved wife, Mr. Chiaravalle is survived by children, Diane (Richard) Huntington, Paul V. (Sandra) Chiaravalle, Sr. and Jim (Kelly) Chiaravalle; grandchildren, Alan (Heidi), Mark (Stacey) and Daniel (Stacey) Huntington, Catherine (Caleb) Craft, Paul V. Chiaravalle, Jr., Mary, Joseph, Nicholas and Vincent Chiaravalle and Brian Younger; great-grandchildren, Emma, Samuel, Charlotte and one expected great-grandchild; his sister, Sr. Marie Vincent, O.S.F. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Vincent was predeceased by siblings, Anthony (Muriel) Chiaravalle and Adeline (late John) Martin. Visitation will be on Friday, May 10th from 4-7 p.m. in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 11th at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Prince of Peace Church, 1055 N. Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Everyone, please assemble at the church. Prayers of committal and inurnment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY, concluding with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander. Please visit www.goodlandercares.com for online condolences and view full obituary.