Funeral Notices

March 2, 2013

Douglas E. Vassar

VASSAR — A Mass of Christian burial was concelebrated Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, from St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy, N.Y., for Douglas E. Vassar, 76, of Route 22 in West Chazy, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany with family by his side. Rev. J. Roger McGuinness, pastor of St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy celebrated the Mass. Altar Servers were Dan Hobbs, David Parker and Anna Fisher. Organist was George Shnob, accompanied by the choir of St. Joseph's Church. Heather Porter and Rick Lamoy placed the pall. Shannon Vassar placed the Crucifix. Kristen Lifer, Keri Noonan, Kimberly Martino, and Missy Cook read from Scripture. Kylie Vassar and Katie Vassar presented the gifts. Pallbearers were Shane Vassar, Kevin Vassar, Rick Morrison, Joshua Porter, Marty Brothers, and Dan Noonan. Dan Noonan gave remarks of remembrance of Douglas's life. Interment will be later in the year in the parish cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

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