Alexander Lebedeff delivers a eulogy.
Kyrill reads the prayer of absolution.
lifting the coffin containing the body of the late Vladyka and carried
it around the church while singing “Helper and protector…”
at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.
“Come, brethren, let us give the last kiss unto the dead…”
earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof…”
with the mantle of Bishop Alexander are Protodeacons Victor Lokhmatov
and Protodeacon John Onopko, who graduated Seminary with the reposed
Vladyka in 1967.