JAY — A Mass of Christian burial for Robert J. “Bobbie” Frechette, of Farmington and formerly of Jay, was held on Wednesday morning, April 13, at 10 a.m., from St. Rose of Lima Church, Jay, with the Rev. Joseph Daniels officiating, following a prayer service earlier in the morning at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay.

Pallbearers were his nieces and nephews, Melissa, Cassandra and Kristina Frechette, Amanda Ambrose, Erik and Scott Walsh, Joshua Ambrose and Jared Meeks. His brother, Norman Frechette, gave the first reading and responsorial. “The Lord Is My Sheperd” was led by his sister, Jean Frechette.

The gifts were presented by sisters, Louise Ambrose, Kathy Dalrymple and Theresa “Terry” Meeks. The St. Rose of Lima Church choir, under the direction of organist Therese Therrien, sang “Morning Has Broken,” “You Are Mine,” “Shelter Me, O God,” “Come To Me,” “God’s Garden Must Be Beautiful,” “Song of the Angels” and “On Eagle’s Wings.”

A personal eulogy was given by his brother and legal guardian, Maurice “Mo” Frechette. Following Mass, committal prayers were recited at the church entrance. Following services, the family held a comfort reception at the Parish Hall. Following cremation, private family inurnment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Livermore Falls.

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