David M. Rivard

NORTH CANAAN — David M. Rivard, 73, died at Sharon Hospital on Oct. 8, 2019, after being stricken at his home.  

He was the husband of Diana (Fountain) Rivard. 

David was born June 18, 1946, in North Canaan, son of the late Esther (Wright) and Napoleon Rivard. 

David worked in the human resources department of the Bicron Company in North Canaan. He had also worked at The Hotchkiss School and was a sales director of Compression Products in Sheffield, Mass.  

David was an avid walker, an entertaining conversationalist, and loved to tell a good clean joke.

In addition to his wife, David is survived by his son, Donald J. Rivard of Providence, R.I.; his daughter, Lisa C. Rivard of Cornwall; his brother, Stanley Rivard and his wife, Ruth, of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; his nephew, Jaques Rivard of Oakland Park, Fla.; and his niece, Michele Rivard of Melbourne, Fla.

Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.  

Memorial donations may be sent in David’s memory to the TimeOut Foundation, 408 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039.  

Arrangements were under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.