Paul D. McGinley rites EAST BARRE — The service of remembrance for Paul D. McGinley, 77, was held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Barre. Inurnment in the Wilson Cemetery in Lower Websterville took place before the service. He passed away on Oct. 23, 2019. The Rev. Earl Kooperkamp, pastor of the church, opened with readings from the Book of Common Prayer and later, the presentation of the Gospel lesson from the Book of John and homily dedicated to Paul. Amber McGinley, granddaughter, read the poem, “The Dash,” by Linda Ellis and the poem, “I’m Free,” author unknown. The New Testament reading was given by Russell Belding, and granddaughter Leah McGinley read the “Irish Blessing.” The eulogy was given by Paul’s Aunt Janet Seavey. Organist Ernie Drown accompanied the congregation in the hymns, “Rock of Ages,” “Faith of our Fathers” and “Amazing Grace.” Following the service, family and friends gathered at the church for a time of fellowship and sharing. The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre, was in charge of the arrangements.

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