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Sylvester Vied Jr.

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Sylvester Vied, Jr.

AGE: 88 • New Castle

Sylvester Vied, Jr. "Jr." passed away peacefully with family at his side on Sunday, November 22, 2015 after a short illness with brain cancer.

He was born on November 1, 1927 in Summerfield, West Virginia. He had worked in the coal mines in Fireco and Anjean, West Virginia. In the early 50's he relocated to Delaware with his wife and children where he had lived until his death. He worked at Baker Motors as Service Manager, with long time friend, Gene Baker until 2007, when he retired at the age of 80.

He is predeceased by his wife, Hallie Mae Vied, who passed away on June 24, 2005 and is survived by his six children, Linda Williams, husband Robert Williams of New Castle, Roger Vied, wife Marty Vied of Newark, Robert Vied, wife Barbara Vied of Bear, David Vied, wife Karen Vied of Sussex County, Pamela Olivero, husband The Rev. Cesar Olivero of Port Charlotte Florida and Mike Vied, wife Gigi Paulette Vied of Tallahassee, Florida. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren of which, Barbara Williams Cecelia, his first born grandchild, who had been his "guardian angel" caretaker for the past 10 years after his wife's death. Also survived by 15 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Charles Vied of New Castle and Kenneth Vied of Claymont, Delaware.

Services will be held at Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 N Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720 on Saturday, November 28, with visitation at 10:00am, service at 11:00am and burial at 12:00pm.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 25 to Nov. 27, 2015
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