Theresa A. Thornton
A Mass of Christian burial for Theresa A. Thornton, 86, of the Jersey Swamp Road, who died Tuesday June 10, 2014, surrounded by her family at CVPH Medical Center, was held at 10 a.m., Saturday at St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy. Rev. Roger McGuinness, Rev. Norman Cote, Rev. Daniel Keefe, Rev. William Gordon and Rev. Scott Seymour co-celebrated the Mass, with Deacon Brian Neureuther. Her family, Walter Thornton, Tina, Allan, Emily and Hayden Lefevre, placed the pall. The crucifix was placed by Hayden Lefevre, the Bible by Tina and Allan Lefevre and the rosary by Walter Thornton and Emily Lefevre. Words of remembrance were by Emily Lefevre. Readings were done by Daniel Bedard and Debra Bedard. Presentation of the gifts were by Emily and Hayden Lefevre. The St. Joseph's Choir provided music. Pallbearers were Gabriel Beard, James Beard, Real Beard, Peter Beard, Paul Beard and Chris Beard. Honor guards were the St. Joseph's Altar Rosary Society and the 3rd Order Franciscans. Burial followed in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Plattsburgh, where Rev. McGuinness recited committal prayers. Arrangements are in the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.