GERARD “JERRY” CHARTIER, age 79, of Winchester, Tenn, departed this life on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Medical Center of Manchester following an extended illness.

Mr. Chartier was born on September 3, 1935 in Massachusetts to the late Victor and Jeanette Poirier Chartier.

Mr. Chartier was a Christian.  He retired from United States Air Force. During his approximately twenty years in the Military, he served during the Vietnam War and his specialty title was Aircraft Maintenance Tech.  He then was employed by the U.S. Postal Service and retired from the Decherd Post Office.

Mr. Chartier was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Chartier and son, Gerard Chartier, Jr.

He is survived by daughters; Donna (Kenneth) Lussier of Sandown, NH, Pearl Tollis (Randy Morris) of Belvidere, TN, sons; David Chartier of Plastow, NH and Ronald (Kim) Chartier of Estill Springs, TN, sisters; Rose Caisse, of MA, Margie Arpin of NH, Dolly Gigure of Winchester and Jeanette “Tootsie” Mendosa of MA, brother, Victor “Sonny” Chartier of FL.  11-Grandchildren and 18-Great-grandchildren.

Services for Mr. Chartier are scheduled for 7:00 P.M. Monday evening Sept. 22, 2014, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Rev. Buddy Alverson, officiating. Full Military Honors will be bestowed.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until Service time at 7:00 Monday evening in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.

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