John FuscoApril 25,2014John Fusco Rites
Funeral services for John S. Fusco, 92, of Rutland, who died April 13, 2014, were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland. Officiating was the Rev. Justin Baker, pastor of Christ the King Church in Rutland.
The eulogists were grandchildren Lisa Dayton and Shawn Dayton.
Reader was Sharon Perry.
Bearers were Charles Dayton, Thomas Carroll Sr., Donald Medick and David Whalen Sr.
Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Baker reading the prayers of the burial service.
Military honors were provided by American Legion Post # 31 of Rutland, flag folders were Bill Sweeney, Sam Coburn and Bill Champine. Presenting the flag was Ron Fairbanks. Steve Kipp sounded taps.
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