Alma Clifford

Funeral services for Alma Lumbra Clifford, 83, of Rutland, who died October 1, 2012, were held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Christ the King Church in Rutland.

Officiating was Rev. Justin Baker, pastor. Concelebrants were Rev. James Dodson, parochial vicar of Christ the King Church, and Rev. Thomas Mattison, pastor of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church of Manchester.

Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery with Rev. Baker reading the prayers of the burial service.

Karen Burgess was the vocalist. William Gower-Johnson was the organist.

Readers were Aaron Kraus and Peg Bartlett.

Gift bearers were David Kraus and Aaron Kraus.

Eulogies were offered by Joseph Kraus and Dean Melen.

Bearers were George Clifford, Joseph Kraus, Aaron Kraus, David Kraus, Dean Melen and Casey Grant.

Prayer services were held Friday afternoon at Clifford Funeral Home by Rev. Baker.

Contributions may be made to Christ the King Church, c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.

Published in Rutland Herald on Oct. 9, 2012