BARRE TOWN - A Mass of Christian Burial was concelebrated on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at 11 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre for Aurele W. LeBlanc, 87, of LeMay Drive. He passed away on July 2, 2012, at the Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin.
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The principal celebrant was Rev. Leopold J. Bilodeau, pastor of the church, assisted by Rev. Daniel Lokanga, parochial vicar, who also read the Gospel and led the Prayer of the Faithful.
Crucifer Lawrence Reilly was altar server.
Organist and soloist Rosemary Badeau accompanied vocalists Ronald Routhier and Rome Bilodeau in the hymns, "Shepherd Me, O Lord," "Your Words, Lord," "Prayer of St. Francis," "J'irai Le Voir Un Jour" and "Precious Lord, Take My Hand."
Scripture readings from the Old Testament were read by Nicole LeBlanc, granddaughter, and Diane Blood, daughter, read scriptures from the New Testament.
Offertory gifts were presented at the altar by Nicole LeBlanc, Aubrey LeBlanc and Amie Prock, all granddaughters.
Pallbearers were Bruce Blood and Dennis Marquis, both sons-in-law, Brian Blood, Alan Blood, Derek Prock and Dan Corbett, grandsons.
A prayer service was held Friday evening at the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre and was led by Father Leo and Father Daniel.
Burial was in Hope Cemetery where Father Leo and Father Daniel offered committal prayers.
Following the burial, family and friends gathered at the Steak House on the Barre-Montpelier Road for a time of fellowship and luncheon.
Arrangements were in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., Barre.
Published in Times Argus from July 4 to July 9, 2012