MYERS - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy, N.Y., for Mylrae A. Myers, 78, formerly of Ashley Road, Beekmantown and most recently Altona Senior Housing, who passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center, with her family by her side. Rev. J. Roger McGuinness, Pastor of St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy, celebrated the Mass with Rev. Gilbert Boisvert, Pastor of Holy Angels Church in Altona, assisted by Diaconate Student, Brian Neureuther. Altar server was Troy Bulriss. The organist was Michelle Patrie, accompanied by the parish choir. Guy Kubic and Gerald Croteau read from scripture. Heather Bell and Jessica Fifield presented the gifts. Robin Croteau gave remarks of remembrance of Mylrae's life. Pallbearers were Joe Myers, Danny Myers, Ian Bell, Brian Parker, Jeff Chauvin and Mike Lamora. Burial followed in St. Joseph's Cemetery, where Rev. J. Roger McGuinness and Rev. Gilbert Boisvert read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com
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