Peter D. Orvis RitesMay 21,2013Peter D. Orvis Rites
BRANDON— A graveside burial and committal service with full military honors was conducted Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon, for Peter D. Orvis, 69, who died Jan. 1, 2013, in Brandon. The Rev. Margaret Fletcher, rector of St. Thomas and Grace Church in Forest Dale, offered the committal prayers.
Military honors were accorded by members of the Vermont Air Guard in Burlington, and members of American Legion Post 55 in Brandon, led by Richard Brosse, chaplain and Robert Gearwar, Sgt.-at-Arms. Members of the firing detail were Harry Hunt, John Welch, Paul Scott and Dave Walker. The flag was presented to the widow, Mary Orvis.
Miller and Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon handled the arrangements.
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