Funerals A team of parishioners provide support for the family during a Funeral Liturgy. They can function as Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and Servers.The Bereavement Committee is also able to assist with after funeral gatherings at the Parish Hall.Gayle Smith coordinates our bereavement ministry: (607) 547-5178.St. Mary’s Our Lady of the Lake owns and operates a Catholic Cemetery, Route 28, (south of the village of Cooperstown) Index, New York. Our Acting Superintendent is John Sansevere: (607) 435-9137.* We cannot celebrate a Funeral Mass during the Easter Triduum, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Holy Saturday (the Easter Vigil), nor on solemnities that are holy days of obligation.