RUMFORD — A Mass of Christian Burial honoring the life of Jean Paul Maurais was celebrated on Friday, Oct. 17, at Parish of the Holy Savior.
The Rev. Greg Dube was the celebrant, Bernard Poirier was the altar server and Mark Belanger was the organist. Musical selections were “Ave Maria,” “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” “I Heard the Voice of Jesus,” “Jesus Remember Me” and “J’irai la voir un jour.” The Old Testament was presented by his nephew, Nathan Maurais, and the New Testament by his sister, Rachel Ellis. The Prayer of the Faithful was offered by his nephew, Joseph Bryant, and offertory gifts were presented by his brother, Amedee Maurais, and sister, Aline Bryant.
Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery. A reception followed at the American Legion post in Dixfield. Services were under the care and guidance of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home in Rumford.