James Howard Rites
Funeral services for James M. Howard, 73, of Rutland, who died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Christ the King Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Justin Baker, pastor.
Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Baker reciting the prayers of the burial service.
William Gower Johnson was the organist.
Carl Mazzariello was the vocalist.
Readers were Natasha Edwards and Joyce Berry.
The eulogist was Steven J. Howard.
Bearers were Michael Johnson, Thomas O’Brien, Cheryl Patch, Robert Klezun, Dennis Kelly and Scott Myjeski.
Military services were provided by American Legion Post #31 of Rutland. Flag folders were Ronald Fairbanks, Sam Coburn and Steve Kipp. Taps was sounded by Jim Mills.
Prayer services were held Monday evening at Clifford Funeral Home by the Rev. Baker.