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Gordon J. Mooney

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BENNINGTON -- Funeral services for Gordon J. Mooney were held on Friday morning, Dec. 28, 2007, at the First Baptist Church in Bennington with the Rev. Jerrod Hugenot, pastor, officiating and the Rev. Michael DeMasi, assisting.

Music for the service was provided by Mr. Steven Williams. The congregation sang the hymn “Song Of Farewell.”

Bagpiper Dorlene Forney led the casket from the church playing “Amazing Grace.” She also led the casket to the graveside with other bagpipe selections

Interment with full military honors was offered at Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. Taps were played by Spc. Beveraggi, the firing squad was led by Stf Sgt. Worthington, and members of the unit included: Spc. Stockwell, Pvt. Snow, Sgt. Smith. The flag was folded by Sfc. Mumley and Sgt Carvey. And the flag was presented to Mr. Mooney’s daughter, Wanda Mooney, by Sfc. Mumley.

Pall bearers for the services were members of the Vermont State Police Honor Guard. Members of the team included Cpl. Claude Marcoux, Cpl. Kevin Scott, Cpl. Michael Sisino, Sgt. Jacob Zorn, and Tpr. Brian Berry. The team leader was Tpr. Thomas Mozzer.

Attending the funeral services and the visitation at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington were several members of the local law enforcements agencies including Vermont State Police, The Bennington County Sheriff’s Department, Bennington Police Department and Manchester Police Department.

Conducting services during the visitation at the funeral home were members of the American Legion Post 13 of Bennington, and paying their respects were the Veterans of Foreign Wars from Bennington.

Gordon J. Mooney, 75, a resident of the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington and formerly of the White Birches Mobile Home Park, died on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, following a long illness.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington.

Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net or at the BenningtonBanner.com
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 31, 2007
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