A. Louise Rivard,
82, of Cumberland and formerly of Pawtucket and Largo, Florida, passed Saturday, January 5, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of the late Eugene "Gene" Rivard. Born in Lincoln, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Susan (McKeon) Dunn.
Louise was employed as a bookkeeper for Adams/Brooks Drugs Offices for many years prior to her retirement. She and her husband enjoyed line and square dancing.
Her children Stephen Rivard of Coventry, Lois Flanagan (George) of Pawtucket and David Rivard (Sharon) of Pawtucket ; grandchildren Nico Rivard, Katie Dias (Shawn), Wesley Flanagan, Dane Rivard and Devinne Rivard; great grand-daughters Analisa and Emma; her sisters Norma Polak (Ted) of Lincoln and Arlene Walker (Tom) of Cumberland; brother-in-law Roland Rivard (Rita), sister-in-laws Marie Rivard and Helena Dunn; and many nieces and nephews survive her. She was the sister of the late Edward Dunn and sister-in-law of the late Albert and Peg Rivard and L. Charles Rivard.
Her funeral will be held on Thursday, January 10th at 8:30 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Edward Church, Weeden St., Pawtucket. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-8 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Louise's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.
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