Visitation for retired Fire Chief Jim Silvernail Tuesday

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ST. LOUIS, MO — Visitation and funeral arraignments are now set for retired Metro West and Mehlville Fire Chief Jim Silvernail. He retired in 2003 after 30 years of service and most recently served as a board member with Backstoppers.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, May 1, from 12pm to 8pm at Schrader Funeral Home in Ballwin. His funeral mass will be at 10am Wednesday at the Cathedral Basilica in the Central West End.

Metro West firefighters have created helmet stickers and window decals to honor Chief Silvernail’s memory. The design incorporates each of the departments with which Chief Silvernail served; Creve Coeur Fire Protection District, Metro West Fire Protection District, and Mehlville Fire Protection District. Two-inch helmet stickers are $5.00. Four-inch window decals are $9.00. All of the proceeds will go to The Backstoppers, Inc.

More info or purchase decals: backstoppers28304.thankyou4caring.org/chiefsilvernail.

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