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    John Gawler uses a level Wednesday to check the plumb of the cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    Alice Lachance, left, watches on Wednesday as the cross that once stood atop the church where she was married is installed at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    Pearley Lachance, left, and Del Belliveau, right, make a plan for mounting the 11-foot-tall cross from St. Francis de Sales Church on Wednesday at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    John Gawler, right, prepares to install the cross he restored at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville on Wednesday.

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    Pearley Lachance talks to friends Wednesday as he awaits the installation of the cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    A crowd gathers on Wednesday around the installation of the old cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    John Gawler uses a level Wednesday to check the plumb of the cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    Pearley Lachance, left, and his wife Alice, middle, thank John Gawler on Wednesday for the restoration of the cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    A crowd gathers on Wednesday around the installation of the old cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    John Gawler uses a level Wednesday to check the plumb of the cross that once stood atop St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville at its new home at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    Joseph Armand "Blackie" Roy paints the cross atop the steeple of the former St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church on Elm Street in Waterville in this 1964 photo. The church was torn down in 2013 and replaced with senior housing.

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    The cross that was atop the steeple of the former St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church on Elm Street in Waterville was left in a pasture in Albion, shown here, after the church was torn down in 2013. Pearley Lachance of Winslow learned where the cross had been left, rescued it from the field, is paying to have it restored, and plans to have it erected in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery off Grove Street in Waterville.

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