TAVERNIA - A funeral service for Bernard A. Sonny Tavernia, 66, of Rt. 22B, who died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in Gainesville, Fla., was held on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated by Rev. Scott Seymour, Pastor, Rev. William Gordon, retired, Rev. William Reamer, Pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church, assisted by Deacon Marvin Connor, alter servers, Ray Turbide, Robert Mertz and David Pereria. The pall was placed by James and Polly Tavernia and Lynn and David Trombly. The cross was placed by his wife Sandy. Readings were done by Heather Agoney and Marge Quesnell. Words of remembrance were given by Justin Trombly, Mike Settevendemio and Dane Way. The gifts were presented by Sarah Tavernia, Michael Tavernia and Nathan Trombly. Music was provided by organist, Jim Conley and the St. Alexander's, St. Joseph's choir. Pallbearers were Roger Barnard, Edward Webb, Justin Trombly, Kenneth Tavernia, Dean Tavernia and Shawn Agoney. An honor guard was provided by New York State Correctional Facility Officers, who also presented the State flag to Mrs. Tavernia. Burial will be at a later date in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St., Plattsburgh.
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Essex County names new deputy counsel
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