FUNERAL HELD: Janet Marie Forsyth

DATELINE: Swanton, Vermont


The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 11 a.m. from The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The pastor, Father Luke P. Austin was the principle celebrant and homilist. Concelebrating was Father Thomas D. Nadeau, pastor of the Lake Champlain Island Roman Catholic Parish. Eugene LaBombard and Cleo Yandow served as Ministers of the Altar. Music was provided by organist and soloist, Gary Moreau.


Scripture readings from The Old and New Testament were proclaimed by daughter-in-law, Brenda Forsyth and granddaughter, Heather Forsyth. The Offertory Gifts were presented by son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Brenda Forsyth.


Among the delegations in attendance were representatives from Rene J. Fournier Farm Equipment, Organic Valley, Saint Anne’s Academy Class of 1951, Edward Jones, Highgate Volunteer Fire Department, Missisquoi Valley Rescue, The Boat Works and the parish community of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Saint Louis.


Interment will take place later in Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. Honorary bearer was grandson, Logan Forsyth. The active bearers all grandsons were, Kenneth,Parker, Tyler and Jesse Forsyth.  


Following the liturgy a reception was held at the Nativity Parish Center catered by The Dairy Center.


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