Giovanni F. Gotto Sr.


MEXICO – A Mass of Christian Burial for Giovanni “John” F. Gotto, Sr. was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Angelo LeVasseur was the celebrant. George Gionet was the altar server. Wayne Petrie was the organist. Music selections were “Be Not Afraid,” Cindy Libby sang “Ave Maria” and “Remember Me,” and Andrew Hudon played “Amazing Grace” on the harmonica.

Readings were done by Toni Richardson and Stephen Richardson. The eulogy was given by Rose Marie Woods.

Pallbearers were John Waddington, Michael Gotto, Joey Waterhouse, David Waterhouse, Jamie Barnett, Greg Viger and Justin Hamner. A reception followed in the parish hall. Spring interment will be in Demeritt Cemetery. Relatives and friends may pay tribute to John at Services were under the care of SG Thibault Funeral Home, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford.