VINCENT A., formerly of Philadelphia, passed away the evening of August 13, 2013 at home with family and friends.
Vince was predeceased by his eldest son, Kurt Vincent Chiappardi (Jen). He is sur-vived by his children Paul Chiappardi (Eleanor Mack), Chris Chiappardi (Donna) and Lee Ann Grimmer (Steve), brothers John and Francis Chiappardi, sister Marie Contreras, five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Vince was awarded the Purple Heart while serving as a Corporal with the Third Armored Division during WWII. He earned a degree from Drexel University in 1951 and founded a successful mechanical engineering firm where he worked until his retirement. Vince taught an ASHRAE certification course for several years, educating a new generation of engineers.
A small Gathering and Interment will be held at St. Asaph's Church in Bala Cynwyd on September 14th at 11:00 A.M. All are welcome.

Published on on Sept. 8, 2013