Robert A. Lacroix RitesDecember 11,2012Robert A. Lacroix Rites
Funeral services for Robert A. Lacroix, 67, of Rutland, who died Nov. 28, 2012, were held Friday, Nov. 30, at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Officiating was the Rev. Justin Baker, pastor of Christ the King Church in Rutland.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph. Officiating was the Rev. John Melinese, pastor of St. Anthony’s Church in Bethel.
Military services were provided by Rutland American Legion Post 31 of Rutland, Vermont National Guard, and American Legion Post 9 of Randolph.
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