Sister Julia Marie Walsh RitesDecember 12,2012Sister Julia Marie Walsh Rites
Funeral services for Sister Julia Marie Walsh, SSJ, 93, of Rutland who died Dec. 3, 2012, in Holyoke, Mass., were held Friday Dec. 7, at St. Peter’s Church in Rutland. Officiating was the Rev. Monsignor Richard LaValley of Burlington. Con-celebrant was the Rev. Thomas Houle, pastor.
Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, with Msgr. LaValley reading the prayers of the burial service.
Readers were Sister Mary Harvey and Molly Burke.
Prayer of the faithful was led by Sister Lillian Reilly.
Gift bearers were Sister Mirriam Preedom and Sister Margaret Blackberry.
Arrangements were under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to Sisters of St. Joseph, 34 Lower Westfield Road, Holyoke, MA 01040.
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