Posted By:Christopher Dunham
Subject:Re: Need Obits - Oxford County
Post Date:May 31, 2002 at 15:59:26
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From the Lewiston Evening Journal of 26 June 1978:

RUMFORD- Josephine A. Rivard, 82, widow of Mike Rivard, of 111A York St., died Sunday at the Ledgeview Nursing Home, West Paris, where she had been a patient for 16 days.

She was born Oct. 4, 1895, in Orono, daughter of Agaset and Mary Theriault Arsenault. A resident of this community most of her life, she was a a communicant of St. Athanasius-St. John Church and retired from the Oxford Paper Co. where she had been employed in the cutter's room. She retired in 1959.

She is survived by four sons, Roland, Robert and John, all of Rumford, and Paul, San Pablo, Calif.; three daughters, Miss Irene Rivard, Lewiston, Mrs. Anita Huff, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Muriel Mildram, San Pablo, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Vienneau, Mexico, and Mrs. Adeline Gallant, Rumford; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.