WEBSTER – Adelard M. “Del” Lariviere, 88, died Monday, May 11 in Harrington Healthcare at Hubbard after being stricken ill at home.
He leaves his wife of 53 years, Genevieve A. (Lazarowski) Lariviere; a son, Richard M. Lariviere of Jacksonville, FL and his fiancée Cathy Esposito; 2 daughters, Patricia A. Cormier of Dudley and her husband Charles, and Susan M. Palmberg of Mansfield, CT and her friend George Baker; 7 grandchildren, Samantha, Ashley, Richard, Cameron, Jocelyn, Alexis and Cassidy; 4 great-grandchildren, Jude, Jonah, Charlotte and Landry; several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ernest “Champ” Lariviere and Laurent “McGee” Lariviere, and by a sister, Jeanne LeClair.
He was born and raised in the North Grosvenordale section of Thompson, CT, a son of Adelard and Dorilla (Brodeur) Lariviere. He attended Tourtellotte Memorial High School. He moved to Webster in 1965.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Oscar W. Swanson American Legion Post 67 in North Grosvenordale.
Mr. Lariviere was a supervisor at Stevens Linen Associates in Dudley for many years before he retired.
He was a member of Saint Joseph Basilica. He enjoyed watching sporting events on television, especially the Boston Red Sox. He also liked to play the Mass. Lottery’s Daily Number Game.
The funeral will be held Saturday, May 16, from the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, with a Mass at 10:30 AM in Saint Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb Street. Burial will be in St. Joseph Garden of Peace. The Webster-Dudley Veterans Council will perform the military honors at the cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Friday, May 15, in the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to Saint Joseph Gymnasium Fund, 53 Whitcomb Street, Webster, MA 01570.