Preston Garfield MacDearmid – January 03, 2020

The funeral mass for the late Preston Garfield MacDearmid was held at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in St. Peter’s on January 03, 2020, with Father Brian MacDougall officiating.  Placing the Pall were Darrell DeCoursey and Shirley MacGillivray.  Altar Servers consisted of James MacAulay, Frank MacLellan, Ronnie MacInnis, and Gerard MacKInnon. The readings were read by Sr. Mary Decoursey.   Father MacDougall read the gospel and delivered the homily.   The Pallbearers included Junior DeCourcey, Craig Shepherd, Eric DeCourcey, Merrill Garrett, Everett MacLeod, and Tyler Sanderson.   Honorary pallbearers were everyone in attendance. Flower Bearers were Lea Ann Shepherd, Freda Garrett and Mike Quinn.   Passing out the funeral bulletins included Gladys Quinn, and Shirley Smith.  Music was provided by guitarist/organist, Louise MacKinnon singing,  Processional, Amazing Grace; Offertory, All That We Have; Communion, In The Garden;  Incensing, Songs of the Angels; and the Recessional, How Great Thou Art.  A fiddle selection was played by Craig Shepherd.   Interment was in the parish Cemetery.  The funeral was under the direction of North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.