The family announces with sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Sunday, September 15th, 2013 at the age of 68 years. Son of the late Sylvestre and of the late Georgette (née Desormiers) Rivard. Beloved father of Daniel of Toronto, Marc and Lynn Rivard both of Sudbury. Dear brother of Jeannette Legault, Suzanne Pleau, Hélène Desormeaux, Madeleine Zoldy, Michelle Rivard, Patsy Brouillette, Nicole Landry, Lise Surmenian, Yvon and Robert. Lovingly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Saturday, September 21st from 12 noon to 2 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.