Betty Jeanne Schmitt
B: 1929-11-29
D: 2021-07-26
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Schmitt, Betty Jeanne
James Ouellette
B: 1960-03-17
D: 2021-07-25
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Ouellette, James
Santos Santana, Jr.
B: 1973-04-02
D: 2021-07-22
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Santana, Jr., Santos
Janet M. Neely
B: 1931-03-20
D: 2021-07-16
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Neely, Janet M.
Jimmy Yen
B: 1971-07-05
D: 2021-07-11
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Yen, Jimmy
Reno P. Beaulieu
B: 1942-08-29
D: 2021-07-08
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Beaulieu, Reno P.
Philip A. Simcik
B: 1954-11-10
D: 2021-06-23
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Simcik, Philip A.
William Dehnel
B: 1929-06-05
D: 2021-06-23
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Dehnel, William
Barbara D. Krostoski
D: 2021-06-18
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Krostoski, Barbara D.
Cristina A. Alvarez-Builes
B: 1965-08-18
D: 2021-06-17
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Alvarez-Builes, Cristina A.
Steven McCoy
B: 1967-08-04
D: 2021-06-14
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McCoy, Steven
Marlin Shamoni-Tazeh Kandi
B: 1952-02-20
D: 2021-06-12
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Theresa A. Stevens
B: 1934-08-06
D: 2021-06-12
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Tamas I. Molnar
B: 1964-03-04
D: 2021-06-09
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John F. Connelly, Sr.
B: 1937-10-13
D: 2021-06-09
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Daisy M. Lamour
B: 1946-10-13
D: 2021-06-06
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Aquino Medina
B: 1952-03-25
D: 2021-06-04
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Judith V. Grady
B: 1963-04-26
D: 2021-05-29
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George O'Rourke
B: 1930-05-28
D: 2021-05-26
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Pearline Garner
B: 1929-01-16
D: 2021-05-26
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Gregory Arce
B: 1966-11-06
D: 2021-05-24
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Hymns and Readings for the Funeral Liturgy

Old Testament Readings

Job 19:1, 23-27
Wisdom 3:1-9
Wisdom 4:7-15
Isaiah 25:6a, 7-9
Lamentations 3:17-26
Daniel 12:1-3
2 Maccabees 12:43-46
Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31
Ecclesiastes 3:1-11
Song of Songs 2:8-14
Song of Songs 8:6-7
Sirach 44:1, 10-15
Isaiah 35:1-6, 10
Isaiah 41:8-10, 13
Isaiah 57:15-19
Isaiah 61.1-3
Isaiah 65:17-21
Ezekiel 34:11-16
Ezekiel 37:12-14
Micah 6:6-8
Zephaniah 3:16-20

New Testament Readings

Acts 10:34-43
Romans 5:5-11
Romans 5:17-21
Romans 6:3-9
Romans 8:14-23
Romans 8:3lb-35, 37-39
Romans 14:7-9, l0b-12
I Corinthians 15:20-23, 24b-28
I Corinthians 15:51-57
2 Corinthians 4:14 -5:1
2 Corinthians 5:1, 6-10
Philippians 3:20-21
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
2 Timothy 2:8-13
1 John 3:1-2
1 John 3:14-16
Revelation 14:13
Revelation 20:11 - 21:1
Revelation 21:1-5a, 6b-7
Ephesians 3:14-21
2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17- 18
1 Peter 1:3-9 
Revelation 22:1-7

Music for Catholic Funerals

         Gathering Song

03-God’s Holy City
05-If We Are Living
103-Now Bless the God of Israel
414-The King Shall Come When Morning Dawns
*525-The Strife Is O’er
527-I Know That My Redeemer Lives
536-At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing
539-Sing with All the Saints in Glory
573-To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King
574-Crown Him with Many Crowns
578-How Great Thou Art
582-Rain Down
*607-Sing a New Song
610-Sing of the Lord’s Goodness
*611-All Creatures of Our God and King (verses 1, 5, 6, 7)
614-Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You
615-Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
641-Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
642-What Wondrous Love Is This
645-Amazing Grace
656-Lead Me, Guide Me
663-Lord of All Hopefulness
680-We Walk by Faith
683-Be Not Afraid
687-A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
688-O God, Our Help in Ages Past
694-How Firm a Foundation
724-I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
728-Eye Has Not Seen
733-Nothing Can Trouble
784-We Have Been Told
828-Make Me a Channel of Your Peace
(Prayer of St. Francis)
855-Morning Has Broken
865-Soon and Very Soon
870-Jerusalem, My Happy Home
871-We Shall Rise Again
*884-For All the Saints (choose verses)
945-I Am the Bread of Life
*949-Alleluia! Sing to Jesus!

*Not sung during Lent

During the season of Advent:

395-O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (verses 1, 4, 5, 6)
406-Wait for the Lord

During the season of Christmas:

424-Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
440-Good Christian Friends, Rejoice
465-As with Gladness Men of Old

During the season of Lent:

475-Tree of Life
510-Jesus, Remember Me

During the season of Easter:

*524-Alleluia No. 1
*540-Jesus Christ Is Risen Today



The cantor or choir leads us in this scriptural song after the first reading from the Bible.
34-Psalm 23
39-Psalm 25
41-Psalm 27
1227-Psalm 42/43
56-Psalm 63
65-Psalm 91
75-Psalm 103
84-Psalm 122
87-Psalm 130 With the Lord There Is Mercy
Psalm 143(not in hymnal)


Any of the Responsorial Psalms could be sung, or one of the following songs:

05-If We Are Living
06-A Place in Heaven
35-Psalm 23: Shepherd Me, O God
58-Psalm 63: Your Love Is Finer than Life
510-Jesus, Remember Me
*525-The Strife Is O’er
*537-Easter Alleluia
679-Center of My Life
683-Be Not Afraid
691-On Eagle’s Wings
695-You Are Near
735-Blest Are They
930-Taste and See
932-One Bread, One Body
940-You Satisfy the Hungry Heart
941-Eat This Bread
945-I Am the Bread of Life
950-Take and Eat
1225-Make of Our Hands a Throne
1227-Like a Deer That Longs

*Not sung during Lent


Instrumental music may be played or we may sing:
 01-Lux Aeterna Litany
     (with names of deceased loved ones)
or another hymn from the lists may be sung.


We sing our farewell, gathered around our loved one, before leaving the church.

03- God’s Holy City
04- I Shall See My God
691- On Eagle’s Wings  Listen
976- Dwellers in the Holy City