GARDNER - A funeral service for Lester "Pete" Gardner, 82, of Altona, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Heritage Commons in Ticonderoga was held on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Holy Angels Church in Altona. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated by Rev. Gilbert Boisvert, Pastor. Guests were greeted and programs were handed out by his granddaughters, Leslie Marking and Casey Gardner. The Pall was placed by his granddaughters, Alison Reznek, Katie Caska, Ashley Jennett, Leslie Marking, Heidi Marking, Jill Moore, Juliana Gardner, Corrinne Butz and Casey Gardner.The Crucifix was placed by his children, Debra Bruce, Cynthia Jennett, Patricia Stein, Patrick Gardner, Barbara Marking, Michael Gardner and Leslie Gardner. The Bible was placed by Donna Moore. Words of Remembrance were given by son-in-law, Todd Stein, daughter, Patricia Stein and grandson, Jace Marking. Readings were done by his grandsons, Jace Marking and Scott Lushia. The Gifts were presented by grandchildren, Jace Marking and Juliana Gardner. Music was provided by Buffy Little. Pallbearers were grandsons, Scott Lushia, Neil Lushia, Matthew Bruce, Daniel Bruce, Christopher Ackerman, Nathan Merrick, Justin Gardner, Craig Gardner, Bradley Gardner and Jace Marking. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in the spring. Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY, 563-1760.