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Charles L. Nier Jr.

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Charles L. Nier Jr. Obituary
Charles L. Nier, Jr., age 76, of North East, died on Friday, August 4, 2017, at home. He was born on June 15, 1941, in Erie, Pa., the son of the late Charles L. and Yvonne (Millman) Nier.

Charles graduated Westminster College and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Navy. After active duty, he served in the United States Navy Reserve, achieving the rank of Commander and retired from the Navy after twenty-two years of service. He also owned and operated Dental Service Inc. Charles enjoyed buying boats, cars, and model trains.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Bethia (Forsyth) Nier, whom he married on May 1, 1964; sons, Charlie Nier (Melissa) of New Hope, Pa. and Jason Nier (Natalie) of Quaker Hill, Conn.; a sister, Penny Moorhead of Madison, Ohio; grandchildren, Lukas, Dylan, and Logan; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to a memorial service at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 51 West Main Street, North East, on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. An interment ceremony will follow at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

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Published in the Erie Times-News from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2017
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