St. Theresa's congregation celebrates Loretta Fuddy's lifeUPDATED 9:13 PM HST Dec 15, 2013Video Transcript
today remembered Loretta Fuddy, who died four days ago following a plane crash off Molokai. KITV 4's Paul Drewes explains how her church family mourned their loss, while celebrating Fuddy's life. 12:13 "rejoice, rejoice" While the choir at St. Theresa's sang joyful songs at mass, there was also sadness this morning without longtime choir member Loretta Fuddy. 9:30 "We have special seating set up for her with lei and picture so we can remember her" Loretta helped St. Theresa with more than her voice, parishioners say she put her heart into everything she did with the church. 10:06-10:17 "besides the choir she was on our school board, finance council, she was a confidant -- if we ever needed anything she was there" During mass, her kindness and good deeds were shared with the entire parish. 27:30-27:38 "we lost one of the pillars of this parish, faithful committed, generous parishioner" 10:20-10:40 "she always cared, she was compassionate and thoughtful. No matter what was going on in her life she always took the time to ask how we were and where we were at and how we could help" nat of singing last song As part of the service, the choir sang two of Loretta's favorite songs. While she is no longer here physically, members of St. Theresa say they still feel her presence. 9:49 "we know she is with us in spirit" nat of singing Paul Drewes KITV 4 news. A funeral for Loretta Fuddy is being planned at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral at a later date.