Funeral Notices

April 17, 2014

Lucille "Lucy" (Anctil) Merchant

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, April 15th at St. Patrick's Church in Rouses Point for Lucille "Lucy" (Anctil) Merchant, 93, who passed away peacefully Saturday, April 12th at the Skilled Nursing Facility at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, N.Y. with her loving family by her side. Rev. Clyde A. Lewis, pastor, celebrated the mass and was assisted by Deacon Noel Hinerth. Members of the Catholic Daughters served the altar. The pall was placed by her children, Betty Merchant, Dianne Skinner, Annette Schlegelmilch, Daniel Merchant and Sharman Birtz, who also were pallbearers for the mass. Daughter, Annette Schlegelmilch placed the crucifix and daughter, Betty Merchant shared Remarks of Remembrance. Daughters, Annette Schlegelmilch and Sharman Birtz read from Scripture and son, Daniel Merchant and granddaughter, Kelley (Birtz) McGraw shared poems. The offertory gifts were presented to the altar by daughter and son-in-law, Sharman and John Birtz. Organist was Buffy Little who was accompanied by vocalist, Penny Treggett. Interment will be at a later date in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of M.B. Clark Funeral Home, 148 Lake St., Rouses Point, NY 12079. Online condolences at

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