MARTIN - A Mass of Christian burial for Raymond J. Martin, 82, of Morrow Lane, Keeseville, was celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at St. John's Church in Keeseville. Raymond died Thursday, Jan. 31, at Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, with his loving daughter by his side. Monsignor Leeward J. Poissant, parish Pastor, celebrated. Altar server was Bill Sackett. Organist was Carol Bachand. The pall was placed by his children, Linda Clarke, Jerry Martin, Raymond Martin, and Kathy Prevost. The family prayer book was placed by daughter Linda Clarke. The family crucifix was placed by daughter Kathy Prevost. Readers were granddaughters Jennifer Curtis and Nichole Prevost. The Eucharistic gifts were presented by son Jerry Martin, and family friend Margaret LaBounty. A special poem was read by daughter Linda Clarke. Pallbearers were grandson-in-law Jarad Curtis, and family friends Randy Yelle, Tom Taylor, and Thomas Hathaway. Military honors followed the Mass, accorded by the NYS Military Forces Honor Guard. A gathering followed at the Keeseville Elks Lodge. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Friday, April 26, 2013, following a 9 a.m. Mass at the Immaculate Conception Church. Donations in his memory may be made to the Keeseville Elks Lodge # 2072, 1 Elks Lane, Keeseville, NY, 12944 or the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center, Sibley Hall Room 227, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901. Arrangements were in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Raymond Martin, please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com
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