Joseph Vierra Obituary

Joseph  Vierra
Joseph Vierra

September 17, 1928 - January 31, 2017
Born in Attwater, Caifornia
Resided in Newark, CA
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Joseph Vierra entered peacefully into rest, January 31, 2017 at his home in Newark, CA, Born September 17, 1928 Atwater, California to Hilda and Ben Vierra, he was 88 years old and a long time Newark resident. He was an avid American outdoor sportsman, cowboy, bull rider and baseball coach and loved working with his hands. Joe was a member of St. Edward Parish, P.F.S.A. in Newark where he was Council President, Luso American and St. Anthony #49 in Half Moon Bay and Native Sons of the Golden West #169.Beloved husband of the late Rite Vierra. Loving father of Annette Sproule of Newark, and Bill Vierra and wife Margaret of San Andreas, CA. Brother of Peter Vierra of Tracy, CA. Devoted grandfather of Jeremy Sproule, Amanda and Sidney Nickles. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation Sunday, February 12th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM with a 4:00 PM vigil service held at Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels, 40842 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 AM, February 13th at St. Edward Catholic Church, 5788 Thornton Ave, Newark, CA. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Donations may be made to American Heart Association, 426 17th St #300, Oakland, CA 94612




Berge Pappas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA US 94538
Sunday, February 12, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Saint Edwards Catholic Church
5788 Thornton Way
Newark, CA US 94560
Monday, February 13, 2017
10:30 AM
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
26320 Mission Blvd
Hayward, CA US 94544
Monday, February 13, 2017
12:00 PM

Berge Pappas Smith Chapel of the Angels


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