BECKWITH - A funeral service for Catherine Elizabeth (LaPorte) Beckwith, 77, of Wildwood Estates, who died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at her home, was held on Monday, Feb. 24, at St. John's Church in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial was concelebrated by Rev. Bill Edwards, and Msgr. Joseph Aubin, assisted by Deacon Jack Cogan. The Pall was placed by Elizabeth (Leesa) Talley and Phyllis McKnight. The Crucifix was placed by Timothy Hunt and the Rosary by Alison Hunt. Words of Remembrance were given by Brian Talley. The Gifts were presented by Timothy and Trisha Hunt. Readings were done by Phyllis McKnight. Pianist was Jay Lesage. Altar servers were Sherm Luck, Tom Rennell and Gary Ryan. Pallbearers were Timothy Hunt, Christopher Hunt, Brian Talley, PJ LaPorte, George Malik and Joseph Bousquete. Burial will be at a later date in St. Peter's Cemetery in Plattsburgh in the spring. Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
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