RIVERS - A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, from St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh, for Delores C. Rivers, 80, who died on Friday, Feb. 1, at Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh, with her family by her side. Rev. Bernard Menard, Pastor of St. Peter's Church celebrated the Mass, assisted by Joe Fredette. Guitarist and soloist was Perry Provost. Lawrence Rivers Jr., Julie Maxey, Steven Rivers, Michael Rivers, Terry Rivers, Glenn Rivers, Suzanne Kinter and Sherri LaDuke placed the pall. Laura Rivers placed the Bible. Beverly McPhail placed the rosary. Clarence LaDuke placed the crucifix. Rickey Maxey and David Kenter placed the roses. Cheryl Rivers gave remarks of remembrance of Delores's life. Amanda Agnew, Katie Kenter, Jacob Rivers and Kyle Kenter read from scripture. Cheryl Rivers and Gail Rivers presented the gifts. Pallbearers were Kyle Kinter, Keith LaDuke, Chad Rivers, Brandon Rivers, Jacob Rivers and Michael Rivers. Burial will be later in the year in St. Peter's Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)-561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles maybe offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com
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Of Interest: June 29, 2013
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Of Interest: Nov. 30, 2013
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