Dwan, Earl John – September 11, 2019

The funeral mass for the late Earl John Dwan was held at St. Peter’s Bay Roman Catholic Church in St. Peter’s Bay on September 11, 2019 with celebrant Father John Lacey officiating. Placing the Pall on the casket were Lynn Goodwin, Darlene Paton and Cathy O’Keefe. The first reading was read by Margaret Anne Anderson, while Rebeccah O’Keefe proclaimed the second reading. Darlene Paton offered the prayers of intercession. Father John Lacey read the gospel and delivered the homily. The pallbearers were Spencer Paton, Nathan Paton, Tyler Dwan, Brandon O’Keefe, Zachary O’Keefe, Jimmy McInnis, Gary MacKinnon and Andy Paton. Honorary pallbearers included everyone in attendance. Flower Bearers included Lydia Paton, Alex Goodwin, Rebeccah O’Keefe, Casey Ford, Helen Smades, and Claire Haas. Passing out the funeral bulletins for the celebration were Nancy Ford, and Sheila Cameron. Eucharistic ministers were Bunnie MacKinnon and Carol Lesperance. Music was provided by St. Peter’s Bay Roman Catholic Church Choir and guitarist, Louise MacKinnon singing, Processional, Be Not Afraid; Psalm, The Lord is My Shepherd; Preparation of Gifts, God on the Mountain; Communion, Here I am Lord; Incensing, Songs of the angels; and the Recessional, How Great Thou Art. Interment was in the parish cemetery. The funeral was under the direction of North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.