UVM Loses One of Its Finest

GILMOND, Leroy C. – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at 12 p.m. in St. Mark Roman Catholic Church by the Rev. Daniel Jordan. The readings were proclaimed by Cindy Pecor and Brenda Robbins. Offertory gifts were presented to the altar by Nicole Cota and Lucy Pecor. Words of remembrance were shared by Dan Dunne and Rick Riani. Music was provided by Mary O’Kane. In attendance were many relatives, friends, Adjutant General Martha Rainville, and representatives from the Vermont Army National Guard and UVM Dining Services. Interment followed in Lake View Cemetery with the Rev. Jordan offering committal prayers. Full military honors were accorded with the American flag being folded and presented to Leroy’s wife, Judy Gilmond, by the Vermont Army National Guard. Bearers were Paul Ploof Jr., Burt Ploof, Peter Pecor, Leo Pecor, Jim LeBeau, Raymond LeBeau, Kenny LeBeau, and Scott Robbins. Arrangements were in the care of the Ready Funeral Home South Chapel, Burlington.