LAVARNWAY - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, from St. James Church in Cadyville, N.Y. for Rodney L. LaVarnway Sr. 54, of Bucks Corners Road in Cadyville, who died Thursday, Sept. 26, at his home. Msg. Lawrence Deno, Pastor of St. James Church in Cadyville celebrated the Mass, assisted by John Miner. Rodney LaVarnway and Amanda Hatch placed the pall. Rodney LaVarnway placed the crucifix. Courtney Smith and Tara Chase read from scripture. Joseph Hatch gave remarks of remembrance of Rodney's life. NYS Department of Corrections from Clinton Correctional Facility presented as honor guard and presentation of the New York State flag. Pallbearers were Correctional Officers from Clinton County Correctional Facility; Mike Burleigh, Mike Boire, Vern Bruno, Larry Christian, Ted Sweet and Scott Giguere. Burial followed in St. James Cemetery, where Msg. Lawrence Deno read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.