Chester A. Friel(1928 - 2014)

Chester A. Friel, passed away on May 10, 2014. He was born on March 12, 1928, in Houlton, Maine, to Thaddeus Bernard and Doris Mae Estabrooke Friel.

Survivors include: his wife Misako S. Friel; son Mark S. Friel, grandsons and great-grandchildren of Odessa, Texas; daughter JoAnn (Richard) Lee and a granddaughter of Alamogordo; daughter Tina Vasquez, granddaughters and great-grandson of Dallas, Texas; a goddaughter Patricia Swallow; a stepbrother and a stepsister and sister-in-law of Houlton, Maine.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, brothers, sisters and a step-brother.

A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 5 at The American Legion Post 58, 4724 Vulcan, El Paso, Texas, with Tony Benetiz officiating.
Inurnment will follow at 1 p.m. at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.

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Alamogordo Funeral Home - Alamogordo
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 31 to June 30, 2014