LEWISTON — A funeral Mass honoring the life of Gerard J. Pelletier Sr. was held on Friday, Oct. 24, at Holy Cross Church, following prayers at Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. The Rev. Aaron Damboise celebrated the Mass and recited committal prayers at St. Peter’s Cemetery.
At the beginning of the Mass, Gerard’s grandchildren, Lindsey and Jonathan Pelletier, placed the pall on his casket to symbolize his Baptism into new life. The first reading was read by his sister, Sister Irene Pelletier. The offertory was brought to the altar by his granddaughters, Tammy Rogers and Nichole Pelletier. Pallbearers were his nephews, Larry and Steve Pelletier and Maurice Beaulieu, and his grandsons, Jonathan and Tony Pelletier and Kenny Rogers.
A reception of fellowship was held at Marco’s Restaurant following committal services at the cemetery. Arrangements were by Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home in Lewiston.