Constance Carpenter Reilly rites BARRE TOWN — A Mass of Christian Burial for Constance Carpenter Reilly, 88, a longtime resident, was celebrated on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the St. Monica Catholic Church in Barre. She passed away on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Rev. Leopold J. Bilodeau, former pastor of the church, was the celebrant, assisted by Rev. Patrick Forman, pastor of the church, and Deacon Dan Pudvah. The pall was placed by daughter Anne Dilts, son Daniel Reilly, and daughters Mary Pinard and Erin Helmken. The cross was placed by granddaughters Shanon Payton and Maggie Reilly. Organist Rosemary Badeau accompanied soloist Paul Plante in the hymns, “Be Not Afraid,” “On Eagles' Wings,” “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” “Ave Maria” and “Amazing Grace.” Daughter Anne Dilts gave the eulogy. Granddaughter Rune Conti-Reilly read from the Old Testament and daughter-in-law Maria Conti-Reilly read from the New Testament. Deacon Dan Pudvah proclaimed the Gospel and Father Bilodeau delivered the homily. Son-in-law Frances Pinard read the Prayer of the Faithful. Following the service, interment took place in Hope Cemetery in Barre. The pallbearers were daughter Erin Helmken; grandsons John Brodowski, Michael Pinard and Sean Pinard; and granddaughters Flynn Conti-Reilly and Noelle Pinard. Arrangements were by the Hooker Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre.

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