Francis Newman RitesNovember 05,2013Francis Newman Rites
POULTNEY — The funeral service for Francis “Skip” Newman, 82, who died Oct. 30, 2013, at his residence, was held Monday, Nov. 4, at St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church in Poultney. The Rev. Daniel Jordan officiated, with the Rev. Robert Whalen con-celebrating.
The organist was Kent Baker, accompanied by the church choir.
The reader was Vincent Myers, deacon.
Burial was in St. Raphael’s Cemetery.
Bearers were Pat Frazier, Jeff Houghton, John Pacynia, George Bruso, Randal Gray and Ben Treadwell.
A reception followed at the St. Raphael’s church hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, c/o Rutland Health Foundation, 433 West St., Rutland, VT 05701; or to the Poultney Rescue Squad, 409 Vermont 30, Poultney, VT 05764.
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