Funeral of Protodeacon Simeon - 05/04/10

The Funeral of Protodeacon Simeon Kopcha was held at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Church in Terryville, CT. Clergy and faithful from all over Connecticut, along with His Grace, Bishop NIKON, gathered to sing away Dn. Sam.
Fr. John Hopko began the service with the singing of "Christ is Risen."
Protodeacon Paul Nimchek chanting the Great Litany.
Fr. Vladimir Aleandro, Dean of the CT Deanery
Fr. Michael Westerberg censing during the Kontakion.
Grandson William Kopcha receiving the blessing from His Grace to read the Epistle.
Fr. John reading the Gospel.
Fr. Michael Koblosh, former rector of Ss. Cyril & Methodius spoke about Dn. Sam.
Dn. John Zarras chanting the Litany for the Departed
Christ is Risen!
Bishop NIKON added a word about Dn. Sam's service to the DNE.
The Last Kiss.
Memory Eternal!!!
The earth is the Lord's ....
... and the fullness thereof, ...
... the world ...
... and they that dwell therein.