JAY – A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday for Gerard R. Samson Sr. at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, with prayers preceding the Mass at Finley Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Roger Chabot. Hymns were sung by the Resurrection Choir accompanied by Therese Therrien. Military members were Richard Dupont, Capt. Raoul Laplante, David O. Smith, Richard Moreau, Robert Welch, Greg McDonald, Cleon Cook and Normand Chabot. Flag was presented to the family by Neree Simoneau. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls.