Chad M. Kierstead

Age: 19
Branch: U.S. Coast Guard
Rank: Seaman Apprentice
Unit: CGC Reliance (WMEC-615)
Station: Kittery, ME

Died While in Service: August 21, 2012
Location: Boston, MA

Hometown: Plymouth, MA
Family: The beloved son of Randy and Maureen (Gavoni) of Plymouth, he is survived by his brothers, Nathan and Josh, both of Plymouth; and his grandparents, George and Mary Gavoni of Manomet and Howard and Judy Kierstead of Plymouth.