Funeral services held for Francis Gauthier
RUMFORD -- A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Francis Gauthier was celebrated on July 6, 2013 at Parish of the Holy Savior.
Fr. Robert Vaillancourt was the celebrant. Bernard Poirier was the altar server. Mark Belanger was the organist.
Music selections were Hosea, Because the Lord is My Shepherd, Come to Me and Fly Like a Bird. The Old Testament was proclaimed by granddaughter, Janessa Maurice. The New Testament was proclaimed by son-in-law, David Maurice. Prayer of the Faithful was offered by daughter, Ann Gauthier Maurice. Offertory gifts were presented by daughter, Ann Gauthier Maurice and grandson, Brent Maurice. Personal reflections were shared by son-in-law, David Maurice. Pallbearers were Brent Maurice, Janessa Maurice, Jerry Amereau and David Polonsky.
Interment with Military Honors was in St. John Cemetery. Services were under the care and guidance of Jones, Rich & Hutchins Funeral Home, Portland, and by SG Thibault Funeral Home, Rumford.