Dayville – Rochelle J. Rivard, 91, formerly of Putnam, died Monday, January 24, 2011 in Westview Health Care Center. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Bellerose) Rivard.
Miss Rivard worked as a records clerk for Northeast Utilities until her retirement in 1977. She was a lifelong communicant of Saint Mary Church of the visitation where she was a member of the choir.
Rochelle enjoyed crocheting and loved animals.
She was predeceased by her brother Paul Rivard and her best friend Jeannette Benoit.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.