A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Edmund's Church for Elnora "Nora" Smith, 91 of Ellenburg who passed away April 12, 2017 at her home. Rev. Thomas Higman, Pastor, celebrated the Mass. The pall bearers were Miles DeCoste, Mark DeCoste, Michelle Wood, Phoebe DeCoste, Tom Stanley, Ed Stanley and Hillerie Lashway. Honorary bearers were Sheri King, Brenda Clukey and Hope Scelza. The pall was placed on the casket by Nora's daughters, Marie DeCoste, Sharron Clukey, Sheila DeCoste, Sharlene Stanley and Susan Lashway. Nora's son, Clarence Smith placed the crucifix on the casket. Scripture readings were by Jayne DeCoste, Hope Scelza and Sherry King. Spiritual gifts were presented by Sharron Clukey and Sheila DeCoste. The musician was Jay Lesage. A reception followed at St, Edmund's Church hall. Interment will be in St, Edmund's Cemetery in the spring. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home, 5059 Route 11 Ellenburg Depot.
Published on April 26, 2017