FUNERAL HELD: James Allen Derry

 DATELINE: Sheldon Springs, Vermont


The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. from Saint Anthony Roman Catholic Church. Father Karl A. Hahr was the celebrant and homilist.


Music was provided by soloist and organist, Claire Chevalier Hungerford.


The White Funeral Pall was draped over James Casket by, Karen Giroux and the Crucifix placed by Vicky Giroux. Special Words of remembrance were shared by Dr. Robert Duwors. Scripture readings from The Old and New Testament were proclaimed by Russell Porwitzky and Dr. Robert Duwors. The Offertory Gifts were presented by, Russell and Ellie Porwitzky.


The Rite of Committal and Interment followed in the Sheldon Village Cemetery with Father Hahr reading the committal prayers. The bearers were, Dr. Robert Duwors, Russell Porwitzky, Richard Giroux, Karen Giroux, Michael Sanborn and Ashley.


Following The Prayers of Committal a reception was held for family and friends at the Russell Street home of Russell and Ellie Porwitzky in Saint Albans City.


A special “Thank You” to Mr. Adam Goss of the Spears Funeral Home in Enosburgh Falls for his kind assistance.



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