Funeral services held for James M. Dragoon
RUMFORD -- A Mass of Christian Burial for James M. Dragoon of Peru, was celebrated on September 12, 2012 at Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius– St. John Church, with Fr. Raymond Picard as celebrant.
Altar assistant was Bernard Poirier. Organist was Mark Belanger.
Music selections included Hosea, Because the Lord is My Shepherd, How Great Thou Art, and Fly Like a Bird.
Readings were given by grandsons Joshua and Jeremy Prue. Eulogy was given by a close friend, Frank Anastasio, who also read a letter written by daughter, Penny Rock and personal reflections were given by daughter, Deborah Prue. Presenting the gifts to the altar were grandchildren, Katelyn Rock, Jamie Prue and Stephanie Dragoon.
Committal services at the Demeritt Cemetery in Peru were conducted by Fr. Raymond Picard.
Military Honors were given by the Maine Military Funeral Honors Program of Augusta.
A reception followed in the Parish Hall of the Church.
Services were under the care of the Mead & Son Funeral Home, Rumford.