1936 – 2019
Goose Creek, SC-Joseph R. Lariviere, a longtime resident of Goose Creek, SC, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019, in Hodgenville, KY, surrounded by his loving family. He was 83 years old.
He was born to Valmore and Mary Rose (Bernard) Lariviere in Woonsocket, RI on January 8, 1936. After growing up in the small town of North Grosvenordale, CT, he joined the U.S Navy and served for 22 years, retiring as Chief Quartermaster (QMC) in 1976 off the U.S.S. Mount Baker. He married his late wife of 58 years, Anna E. (McNeill) Lariviere in 1960 in Brooklyn, NY. They were blessed with four children and settled to raise their family in South Carolina.
After retiring from the Navy, he supervised at ATO, Inc. and then at Allied Marine Industries as a Dock Master. He spent his leisure time making special memories with his family while fishing, shrimping, golfing, hunting, woodworking, and traveling. He took pride in his green thumb and spent hours tending to his plants and garden. Joseph was a man who never met a stranger. His thoughtfulness and kindness will forever be cherished by his friends and family.
He is survived by his daughter, Leslie Hutcherson of Hodgenville, KY, and granddaughters, Brittany Stone and Chelsea Stone of Bardstown, KY. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by siblings, Roland Lariviere, Herve Lariviere, Rita Davis and Marcel Lariviere; son, Joseph R. Lariviere, Jr., and daughters, Anna Elizabeth Lariviere and Lisa Anne Lariviere.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joseph’s family from 9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30a.m. in St Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial with military honors will follow in St Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook please visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.