As pall bearers move Mayor Dick Pasco%u2019s casket into position for the graveside service at Park Cemetery, members of the Greenfield Police Department salute the late mayor. Tom Russo / Daily Reporter
A member of a Navy color guard unit presents Mayor Dick Pasco%u2019s wife, Joanie, with a flag during graveside rites. A long procession went from Brandywine Community Church to Park Cemetery after the service on Monday. Tom Russo / Daily Reporter
GREENFIELD — When the Rev. Mike Manning stepped to the podium Monday morning, he posed a question: How do you start a funeral service held at Christmastime?
It was a question with no easy answer for those who gathered at Brandywine Community Church to mourn the loss of Mayor Dick Pasco, who died last week from cancer at age 66.
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