Gloria A. DavisFebruary 22,2013
Gloria A. Davis Rites
BARRE TOWN — A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre for Gloria A. Davis, of Sunset Road, who passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her home.
The principal celebrant was the Rev. Leopold J. Bilodeau, pastor of the church, assisted by Monsignor Peter A. Routhier, rector of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of Burlington and vicar general of the Diocese of Burlington.
Crucifer Lawrence Reilly was altar server. The Rev. Mr. Daniel L. Pudvah, deacon, led the Prayer of the Faithful.
Organist Rosie Badeau accompanied vocalists Romeo Bilodeau and Sarah Procopio, also members of the St. Monica Church choir, in the hymns, “God So Loved the World,” “Ave Maria,” “Souvenez-vous, Vierge Marie,” “Song of Farewell” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Words of remembrance were offered by George Berthold, a close family friend.
Offertory gifts were presented at the altar by Gloria’s nieces, Michelle Bouchard, Nicole Crowley, Emileigh Bouchard, and Kiley and Ashley Arnold.
Pallbearers were members of the Knights of Columbus Council 399, Denis Jacques, Henry Bilodeau, Sandy Conti, Andre Rouleau, Conrad Beaudin, Ronald Putney, Frank Parisch and Michael Rouleau.
Father Bilodeau led a prayer service Saturday morning at the funeral home.
Burial followed the Mass in Hope Cemetery in Barre where Father Bilodeau offered committal prayers.
Following the burial, family and friends gathered at the Hilltop Restaurant for a time of fellowship and luncheon.
Arrangements were in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., in Barre.
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