FORETT - A Mass of Christian burial for Florence M. Forett, 99, formerly of Elm Street, who died on Friday, June 14, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center, was held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 18, in St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh. Rev. Bernard Menard celebrated the Mass. Organist was George Shnob. Pallbearers were Corey Forett, Dale LaClair, Scott Lawliss, and Patrick Allen. Burial followed in St. Ann's Cemetery in Mooers Forks, N.Y. where Rev. Gerald Cerank recited committal prayers. Arrangements are in care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.
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