Mass of Christian Burial for Kathleen O'Connor
Before the Mass began, Patrick O'Connor gave a brief eulogy for his mother, Kathleen.
Fr. Nick, assisted by Deacon Mike, began the Mass of Christian Burial by blessing her coffin.
The pall bearers, Kevin O'Connor, Don Wilson, Edward O'Connor, Christopher O'Connor, Patrick Mortenson, and Conor Avion, process in with the coffin.
First Reading is proclaimed by Liz Wilson and Second Reading by Eric Mortenson.
Deacon Mike spoke the Gospel reading followed by Fr. Nick delivered the funeral homily.
The Assumption Parish choir was joined by Kathleen's children: Carmel Mortenson, Patrick O'Connor,
and Catch O'Connor.
Fr. Nick performs the final blessing at the conclusion of the Mass.
Deacon Mike performed the graveside blessing to conclude the service at the Assumption Cemetery.
Deacon Mike give Patrick O'Connor the crucifix from the graveside service.
Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Catholic, Westcliffe, Colorado