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    Pearley LaChance, left, shakes hands with Father Daniel Baillargeon during a ceremony at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville on Wednesday. Lachance spearheaded the effort to have the discarded cross restored and installed in the cemetery.

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    John Gawler, left, who restored the cross that once graced the St. Francis de Sales Church in Waterville, along with Michael Coyne and Clifford Hebert, bow their heads during prayers in a ceremony Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville.

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    More than 100 people attended the dedication ceremony Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville for the cross that once stood on top of the St. Francis de Sales Church.

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    Bishop Robert Deeley takes part in the blessing of the cross Wednesday during a dedication ceremony at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville. The cross that once graced the roof of the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church was discarded in a field until Pearley Lachance tracked it down, restored the cross and had it installed at the South End cemetery.

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    Bishop Robert Deeley officiates a dedication ceremony Wednesday at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville for the cross that once stood on top of the St. Francis de Sales Church.

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