Press-Republican

October 17, 2013

Joanne M. Barrette


Press-Republican

---- — BARRETTE - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, from St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville, N.Y. for Joanne M. Barrette, 71, of Bradford Road in Plattsburgh, who died Thursday, Oct. 10, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt. with her loving family by her side. Rev. L. William Gordon, retired, celebrated the Mass, assisted by David Perreira, Robert Mertz and Raymond Turbide. Pianist was Dennis Frisbie and soloist was Julie Frisbie. Altar servers were Schuyler and Gabriel Gratto. Lisa Gratto, Chris Barrette, Shawn Barrette and Mary Barrette placed the pall. Clifton "Jack" Barrette placed the crucifix. Monica Schrader placed the Bible. Dianne Dowling Henrickson placed the rosary. Stephen Gratto and Angelina Barrette placed yellow roses. Dianne Dowling Henrickson and Mary Barrette gave words of remembrance of Joanne's life. Stephen Gratto and Monica Schrader read from scripture. Christian Gratto and Evan Barrette presented the gifts. Pallbearers were Christopher Barrette, Shawn Barrette, Stephen Gratto, Dennis Dowling, Adrien Barrette and Schuyler Gratto. Honorary pallbearers were Gabriel Gratto, Christian Gratto and Evan Barrette. Burial followed in the parish cemetery, Rev. L. William Gordon 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.brownfuneralhome inc.com.