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Fernande V. Rivard

May 2, 1922 ~ September 15, 2020 (age 98)


Fernande “Nan” Rivard of Mt. Pleasant, SC (formerly of Willimantic, CT and Green Hill Beach, RI) passed into eternal rest on September 15, 2020.   

She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Evelyn Vertefeiulle of Willimantic, CT and loving wife of the late Edward Rivard of Willimantic, CT. 
She is survived by her son, Richard Rivard of Charleston, SC, Granddaughters; Karen Keating (Greg) of Daniel Island, SC and Susan Wertheim (Charles), of Reston, VA, Great grandchildren;  Sydney Keating, Morgan Rogers, Taylor Wertheim, Connor Keating, and Anna Rogers, and beloved,  Goddaughter Charlene Ingham. 

Family and friends will have a viewing at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St., Willimantic, CT 06226 on September 23, 2020  from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a graveside service at St. Joseph Cemetery, Club Road Willimantic, CT, at 11:30 a.m. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 

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Viewing Hours
September 23, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

Graveside Service
September 23, 2020

11:30 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
Club Rd.
Windham, CT 06280


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
26 Broadway 14th Floor, New York NY 10004

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