CHEVALIER - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, March 25th for Mary Louise Chevalier, 98, formerly of South Street who passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. The Rev. James Delbel, pastor, celebrated the mass and was assisted by Deacon Noel Hinerth. Organist was Steve Burkey who was accompanied by soloist, Mitch Willette. Ryan Blondo and Mandy Butler read from the scripture. The gifts were presented to the altar by James Carey and Ryan Blondo. Pallbearers were Jayson Blondo, Ryan Blondo, James Carey and Christian Butler. Buriel will be at a later date in the parish cemetery on Church Street. Arrangements are in the care of M.B. Clark Funeral Home, 196 Elm Street, Champlain, NY.
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