Leo R. Maurice

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BARRE ­- A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 10 a.m. in St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre for Leo Robert Maurice, of Garfield Avenue. He passed away on April 10, 2014, at his home.

The Rev. Leopold J. Bilodeau, pastor of the church, was the celebrant.

Crucifer Lawrence Reilly was altar server and led the Prayer of the Faithful.

Organist Rosemary Badeau accompanied singers Romeo Bilodeau and Ronald Routhier in the hymns, "Alleluia, Sing to Jesus," "Shepherd Me, O God," "Your Words, Lord, Are Spirit and Life," "Here I Am Lord," "Song of Farewell" and "Alleluia, Alleluia, Let the Holy Anthem Rise." Soloist Rosemary Badeau sang "Ave Maria."

Words of remembrance were shared by David Maurice with Peter J. Maurice and Rodney Maurice, all sons.

Scripture readings from the Old Testament were read by Peter S. Maurice, grandson, and Rachel Maurice and Kyle Brault, grandchildren, read Scriptures from the New Testament.

Offertory gifts and roses were presented at the altar by his grandchildren.

Assisting as Eucharistic minister was Cecile Carbonneau, a friend.

Honorary bearers were Marcel Brault, Alexander Maurice, Jonathan Maurice, Charlotte Brault, Phillip Maurice and Travis Maurice, all grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Janessa Maurice, Jocelyn Maurice, Brent Maurice, Brandon Maurice, Edward Maurice, Kyle Brault, Anthony Maurice and Peter S. Maurice, all grandchildren.

A prayer service was held Tuesday morning, with the family, at the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home in Barre and was led by Father Leo.

Burial followed the Mass at Hope Cemetery in Barre, where Father Leo offered committal prayers. Military honors were accorded the deceased by the funeral detail of the Army National Guard of Colchester. Taps was sounded. The American flag was folded and presented to David Maurice, son of the deceased.

Following the burial, family and friends gathered at the Canadian Club in Barre for a time of fellowship and luncheon.

Arrangements were in the care of the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home, 58 Summer St., Barre.
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Published in Times Argus on Apr. 18, 2014
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