Grace M. GeorgeFebruary 06,2013
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SOUTH BARRE — The service of remembrance and life celebration for Grace Mae “Gracie” George, of Cedar Place Apartments on Route 14, was held Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at 10 a.m. in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. She died Jan. 29, 2013, at her home.
The Rev. Leopold Bilodeau, pastor of St. Monica Catholic Church, led the service. Words of remembrance were offered by her daughters, Sharon Burke and Rebecca Lamay, and son Stephen Elmer. Several members of the congregation also spoke.
Cheyenne Deltoro read a letter of farewell written by longtime and best friend Denise Roberts. Son Stephen Elmer read the Scripture lesson, and Father Bilodeau led the congregation in the hymns, “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace.”
The honorary bearers were her sons, Stephen, Brian and Bernard Elmer Jr., nephew James Massie and grandnephew Lonnie Hutchins.
Later interment will be made in the Village Cemetery in Williamstown.
Fellowship and luncheon followed at the Hilltop Restaurant in Barre Town.
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