FUNERAL HELD: Lloyd Lake Collins

DATELINE: Swanton, Vermont


The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated privately Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 11 a.m. from The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Father Luke P. Austin was the celebrant and homilist. Joseph Gamache and Eugene LaBombard served as Ministers of the Altar. Music was provided by soloist, Andrew LaRocque accompanied by organist, Michael Olmstead.


The Crucifix was placed by Lloyd’s wife, Lorraine Collins. Special Words of Remembrance were shared by grandson, William Collins. Scripture readings from the Old and New Testament were proclaimed by granddaughter, Joyce Roach and niece, Yvonne Paquette. The Offertory gifts were presented by son and daughter-in-law, Myron and Louanne Collins.


The Rite of Committal and Interment followed at the Collins family lot in Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery with Father Austin reading the committal prayers. The bearers all grandsons were, Sean, Jake, William and Nicolas Collins.


Following The Prayers of Committal a reception was held for family and friends at the Nativity Parish Center catered by Dee’s Catering and hosted by the Nativity Ladies of Saint Anne.


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