Roy J. Rotella RitesJanuary 05,2013Roy J. Rotella Rites
A celebration of life for Roy J. Rotella, 85, who died Dec. 27, 2012, at his home was held Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Christ the King Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Justin C. Baker, pastor.
Organist was William Gower-Johnson. Music was provided by the church choir.
Readers were William J. Rotella, Kathleen and Joseph Rotella, and Kelley Rotella.
Eulogists were Gary J. Rotella, Jo-Ann Ballard and Christopher Rotella.
Presentation of gifts were by Michael, Tina and Marina Rotella.
Military services were provided by Rutland American Legion Post 31. Flag folders were John Manney, Sam Coburn and Ron Fairbanks. Dick White presented the flag to the family.
Bearers were Gabriel Rotella, Christopher Rotella, Michael Rotella, Joseph Rotella, Reese Rotella, Sean Ballard, Dylan Rotella and Kyle Ballard.
A reception followed in Engle Hall.
Burial will be held at a later date in Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Clifford Funeral Home.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Jim Jeffords' legacy, Brandon takes a few questions about proposed budget, beleaguered city playground likely to move, woman awakes to find strange man with knives standing at her bedside.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Former U.S. Senator James Jeffords dies Monday in Washington D.C., a local man is beaten and robbed while walking on West Street, Clarendon sets a tax rate and Brandon convenes an informational public meeting about its budget.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1915, the New York World publishes scoop: Thom. Edison diverts chemical from war production to help German pharmaceutical company make aspirin; on this day in 1935, Will Rogers, Wiley Post die in Alaska plane crash.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: State panel briefed on smuggling drugs into prisons; new French-German documentary about Vermont's heroin addiction; solar project at Vets Home falls apart; update dispute between Open Door Mission and treatment center.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Climatologists might not know as much about El Nino as they thought they knew. New studies show 10,000 years ago, El Nino was active, and polar ice sheets were rapidly melting — just like today.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: State colleges get a budget cut break, vandals spray paint Wallingford basketball court, state's attorney will replace lost deputies, cop lawsuit proceeds, Mendon mini-golf proposal makes headway.