Donald “Chick” Paul Sierra Sr.
Fri, 2014-05-09 13:03 News Staff
Donald “Chick” Paul Sierra Sr. passed away peacefully on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the age of 73. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that he had touched in some way throughout his life. He was the beloved husband of the late Gail Plunkett Sierra. Loving father of Gail Braud, Pamela Sierra, Sandra Alphonso, Donald Sierra Jr., Christine Alfonso and Kenneth Sierra Sr. Son of the late Felix and Louise Sierra Jr. Brother of Sue Gayle Governale and the late Felix Sierra III and Joyclyn Sierra. He is also survived and fondly remembered by his 22 grandchildren, along with many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. Donald was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish where he enjoyed a long and active career with the Sheriff’s Office and as an air-conditioning/refrigeration mechanic. He was well loved by his family and the community he served, and will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette, LA on May 6, 2014, followed by a funeral mass. Donald was laid to rest with his wife in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery.