LARIVIERE: Joy Ann. A resident of Blenheim, Joy Lariviere passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 7, 2012 at the age of 61. Born in Chatham on September 7, 1951, daughter of the late Fred and Lillian (Remington) Shepley. Beloved wife and best friend of Robert Lariviere. Mother of Robert and Tammy Lariviere of Chatham, and Tammy and Marshall Martin of Windsor. Proud grandmother of Michael and Jennifer Lariviere, Joshua and Tiffany Martin. Sister of the late Vern Shepley and his wife Marilyn of Alberta, Cora and Ron Doolittle of Blenheim, Sandra and Robert Thompson of Blenheim, Georgina and Gord Neil of California, and Linda and Brian McCracken of Blenheim. Sister-in-law of Diane Lariviere (Tony Davis) of Blenheim and the late David Lariviere, Philippe Lariviere, Lionel Lariviere, Suzanne Summerfield, and Stan Oakes. Joy will also be dearly missed by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Bill Terris officiating. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Donations to the O.S.P.C.A. Chatham-Kent would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, Ontario (519)676-3451.

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