---- — RIVERS - Funeral services for Howard W. Rivers, 82, of LaPlante Road in West Chazy, who died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his home were held Monday, Aug. 19, in the Brown Funeral Home chapel. The services were officiated by Rev. J. Roger McGuinness, Pastor of St. Joseph's Church in West Chazy. The reader was Robert Peacock. The pallbearers were Daniel Brannon, Antonio Bond, Danny Noonan and Lester Alyward. Entombment followed Whispering Maples Mausoleum where Rev. McGuinness read committal prayers. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, New York 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfu neralhomeinc.com.