Marion Cleary Rivard

A funeral service was held Sept. 26, 2014 at Holy Family Catholic Church for Marion Rivard, 99, of Long Beach, Calif.

Marion Cleary

Posted on 10/2/14

She died Sept. 11, 2014.

Interment at All-Souls Cemetery in Long Beach, Calif.

Marion Cleary was born April 14, 1915 in Olga to James and Elenore (Dunnigan) Cleary. She married Omer Rivard on Sept. 2, 1939 in Long Beach, Calif. She moved to Leisure World in 1979. She was involved with Meals-on-Wheels, Little Flower Guild, the Trike and Bike Club, clogging class and bowling. She was a Red Cross volunteer and took various bus trips. She was also a wonderful wife and mother.

She is survived by her son, Jim (Sandy) Rivard; daughters Verna (Tom) Piontek and Judy (Chuck) Long; son-in-law Tom Jones; 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Nieces in this area include, Lenore Beauchamp, Donna Nupdal, Monica Heck, Kaye Greenwood, Faye Eagleson, Karen Bimler and Colleen Milek.

Marion was preceeded in death by husband, Omer and daughter Joan Jones. She was the last of her immediate family which included Leona, Ruby, Harold, Helen, Arthur, John and Earl.

Arrangements under the direction of Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary, Long Beach, Calif.