Robert L. Rivard

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Winter Haven, Fla. — Robert L. Rivard, 77, formerly of Claremont, N.H. and Loon Lake in Croydon, N.H. passed away at Tampa General in Fla. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. He was born in Goffstown, N.H. on Sept. 21, 1940. the son of Isidore and Lucille (Landery) Rivard. He was a resident of Claremont for 40 years.

He was a Building and Health Inspector for the city of Claremont for 20 years. He was also the Building and Health Inspector for the town of Charlestown.

He was a member of the of the Moose, Elks, Claremont Senior Center, Earl Bourdon Center, City of Claremont call fireman, special officer P.D., Dartmouth campus security, board of directors Claremont Credit Union, Claremont Speedway security, N.H. Plumbing Assoc., N.H. Board of Health, N.H. Builders Assoc., N.H. Building Officials Education Assoc., and N.H. Emergency Management Member.

He is survived by his children, Todd Rivard, Lori, Amy, Howard Simoneau, Donna Sheldon, and Corrine Baptisitella; a brother, Louis Rivard; a sister, Carol Gould; grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer, and many others, as well as great grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his wife, Ellie M. Rivard and a brother, Bill Rivard.

Calling hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad St. in Claremont on Friday, Jan. 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. with Father Shawn Therrien officiating.

Arrangements are with the Stringer Funeral Home and Crematorium, 146 Broad Street, Claremont. To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, www.stringerfh.com.