Lavier was born on June 11, 1932 and passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Lavier was a resident of Laureldale, Pennsylvania at the time of his passing.
Sam was a 1950 graduate of Mt. Carmel Catholic High School where he played baseball and was scouted as a pitcher by the Philadelphia Phillies. He was also a 1954 graduate of Penn State College where he earned a degree in journalism.
Sam served in the U.S. Army during peacetime.
He was married to Dolores.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday October 19 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Chapel of St. George at Gethsemane Cemetery 3139 Kutztown Road Muhlenberg Township. A viewing will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc. 3300 Kutztown Road Laureldale. Entombment will be in Gethsemane Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: St. Margaretâs R.C. Church 925 Centre Avenue Reading PA 19601.