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.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown