Funeral services held for Cecilia Rafuse Shurtleff
RUMFORD -- Funeral services for Cecilia Rafuse Shurtleff of North Windham and formerly of Rumford and South Berwick, were conducted on November 27, 2010 at the Rumford First Baptist Church, with Rev. Samuel Maruca and Rev. Glendon Gammon officiating.
Organist was Susan Dolloff.
Music selections included: “In the Garden, When We Gather at the River, Singing I Go, How Great Thou Art, The Old Rugged Cross, Hymn of Promise, Face to Face with Christ My Savior, God Be with You Till We Meet Again”.
Rev. Samuel Maruca read the poem “The Traveler” and read a letter from Linda Phillips.
The poem “I’m Free” was read by granddaughter Denise Richard. Words of remembrance were given by granddaughters Deborah Young and Deirdre Shurtleff.
Pall Bearers were Diane Paterson, Doreen Shurtleff, Deborah Young, Terry Whitney, Stephen Shurtleff, Ashley Young, Al Richard and Vincent Oden.
Committal services were conducted by Rev. Glendon Gammon and Rev. Samuel Maruca.
Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Rumford.
A reception followed at the home of Denise and Al Richard of Dixfield.
Arrangements were under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, Rumford.