A Mass of Christian Burial for George H. Poitras, 85, who died on May 20, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center, was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, at St Peter's Church. The Mass was celebrated by Msgr. Dennis Duprey, Pastor, and concelebrated by Rev. Daniel T. Keefe, retired. The altar server was John Leale. The musician was Perry Provost. The pall was placed by his sons George Poitras Jr. and Michael Poitras. The crucifix was placed by his daughter Elaine Jones. The reader was Dr. Robert Hayward. The offertory gifts were presented by Regina and Thomas McCue. The pallbearers were Loy Green, Steve Ducatte, Daniel Sullivan, Gary Shepard, Devin Poitras and David Poitras. Burial followed in the parish cemetery where Msgr. Duprey read committal prayers and full military honors were accorded by the N.Y.S. Armed Forces Honor Guard and American Legion Post 20. 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.