Josephine AbatiellMarch 10,2013Josephine Abatiell Rites
A funeral Mass for Josephine “Josie” Abatiell, 88, who died March 6, 2013, was celebrated Friday, March 8, in Christ the King Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Justin Baker, pastor.
Private burial followed in Calvary Cemetery.
Karen Burgess was vocalist. William Gower-Johnson was organist.
Eulogist was Patrick Abatiell Jr.
Bearers were Joanne Cillo, Eugenia Cooke, Joe Duskiewicz, Ethan Abatiell, R. Michael Abatiell and Evan O’Rourke.
A reception followed in Engle Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, care of Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
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