RIVARD- Rita (nee Brodeur) 83 years passed away peacefully at Heron Terrace Nursing Home on December 27, 2004 at the age of 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Alexander Rivard. Loving mother to Blanche Strop and her late husband James, Philip and his late wife Jeannette, Gerald and Diana. Cherished grandmother to Tim & Shelli Regnier, Susan Strop, Steven, Michael, Brian, Jonathan Rivard, Jason, David, Sarah and Jessica Rivard. Great grandmother to Samantha Regnier. Predeceased by one sister Jean Blanchette and three brothers Noel, Roland and Wilfred Brodeur. Dear sister in law to Nazare (Joe) Rivard and Martha Smith. Dear aunt of Doug and Gloria Blanchette, Carol and Keith Grey, Richard Blanchette, Rosemary Menard, Shirley Bain, Judy Lesperance, Barbara MacDonald and Willard Brodeur. Visiting at the WINDSOR CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME 1700 Tecumseh Rd. E. on Wednesday December 29, 2004 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Prayers Wednesday 3:30 p.m. Funeral Services on Thursday December 30, 2004 at 9:45 a.m. from the Funeral Home then to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church for Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. A special thanks to the nurses, doctors and staff at Heron Terrace Nursing Home for all their care to Rita. Online condolences may be made at www.windsorchapel.com. Published in the Windsor Star on 12/28/2004.