Rev. John J. Herbert
Rev. John J. Herbert Rites
WEST RUTLAND — The funeral service for the Rev. John J. Herbert, 94, who died Sept. 14, 2012, was held Tuesday, Sept. 18, at St. Bridget’s Church in West Rutland.
Concelebrants were the Most Rev. Salvatore Matano, Bishop of Burlington, the Rev. Vincent Coppola, pastor of St. Bridget’s Church, the Rev. Richard LaValley and the Rev. Daniel White of the Diocese of Burlington.
Burial followed in St. Bridget’s Cemetery.
Military honors were provided by American Legion Post #3. James Burke made the flag presentation and taps were sounded by Jim Mills.
Olivia Gawet was vocalist and Angela Lundrigan was organist.
Bearers were William, Timothy and Robert Herbert, Thomas and Francis Pawlusiak, and Robert Solari.
Knights of Columbus Council #232 of Rutland served as the honor guard.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.