December 23, 1932 - December 6, 2021
FITCHBURG: Raymond A. Rivard, 88, of Leominster, died Monday, December 6, 2021 at Life Care of Leominster. Mr. Rivard was born in Fitchburg, December 23, 1932 one of six children born to Fredrick and Maryanne (Tanguay) Rivard and resided most of his life in the Fitchburg /Leominster area. He was a 1950 graduate of St. Bernard’s Central Catholic High School. During the Korean Conflict Mr. Rivard served his country in the United States Army. For over 30 years, Mr. Rivard worked as a machinist at General Electric Company in Fitchburg, retiring in 1992. He enjoyed spending time at his timeshare in Stowe, Vermont, watching the Boston Sports teams and had been an avid bowler. He attended St. Joseph’s Church in Fitchburg and Our Lady of the Lake Church in Leominster. He leaves his wife of 38 years Constance B. (Barrett) Rivard; three sons, Ronald D. Rivard of Fitchburg, Kenneth Rivard of Texas, Robert J. Rivard of Leominster; a stepson, Steven Vallee of New Brunswick, Canada; a step- daughter, Deborah Rivard of Lunenburg; eight grandchildren, Chris Rivard, Ryan Rivard, Daniel Rivard, Michelle Levesque, Jamie Welch, Tim Rivard, Mike Rivard, Cassie Rivard and six great grandchildren. In 1980 he was predeceased by his first wife, Rose Marie (Allain) Rivard, a step-son, Scott Vallee and was the brother of the late Joseph “Lefty” Rivard, Gerald Rivard, Maurice Rivard, Roland Rivard and Sister Yvette Rivard. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Monday, December 13, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Church, 49 Woodland Street, Fitchburg. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Mr. Rivard’s family will receive family and friends at a visitation period 9:30 – 10:30 AM Monday at the Isabelle & Anderson Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg. For additional information or to leave an online condolence please visit their website at www.andersonfuneral.com. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assn, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
FITCHBURG: Raymond A. Rivard, 88, of Leominster, died Monday, December 6, 2021 at Life Care of Leominster. Mr. Rivard was born in Fitchburg, December 23, 1932 one of six children born to Fredrick and Maryanne (Tanguay) Rivard and resided most... View Obituary & Service Information
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