DUQUETTE - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at St. Mary's Church in Champlain for Marjorie M. Duquette, 90, of Clinton County Nursing Home, who died Friday, March 29, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, with her family by her side. Rev. James Delbel, Pastor, celebrated the Mass and was assisted by Deacon Laszlo Ivanits. Organist was Steve Burkey, who was accompanied by soloist, Mitch Willette. The pall was placed by her children, Michael Duquette, Joan Boucher and Jane Kowalski and the crucifix was placed by great-granddaughter Brynn Hite. Granddaughters Dana Kowalski and Holli Boucher read from the scripture. The offertory was brought to the altar by grandchildren Rebecca and David Boucher. Son-in-law John Kowalski offered remarks of remembrance. Pallbearers were Gary Hart, Dennis Boucher, Peter Duquette, Kyle Castine, Dale Cardin, and Arsene Letourneau. Burial 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 St., Champlain, N.Y.
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