Joyce (Harrison) Lariviere

Joyce (Harrison) Lariviere, 77, of Fairhaven passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 in her home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of John J. Lariviere.

            Born in Queens, NY, a daughter of the late Clifford and Marion (Brais) Harrison she previously lived in Mattapoisett, North Carolina, Brooklyn, NY, and Tafton, PA.

            Mrs. Lariviere graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1961 where she was the head cheerleader. Joyce worked as a sales manager for Dillard’s and Macy’s and a coordinator at Copeland Manufacturing. Joyce was very skilled at crafting. She loved toll painting and refinishing antique furniture and her homes. Mrs. Lariviere enjoyed riding horseback and extensive travelling with her husband who served in the United States Air Force.

            In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, John “David” Lariviere of Abilene, TX; a daughter, Michele Lariviere of Milford, PA; a brother, David Harrison of Fairhaven; four grandchildren, Chealsea Lariviere, Jennifer Gaspari, Kyleigh Smith, and McKenna Smith; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Carol Cotter.

            Her memorial visitation will be Friday, October 2, 2020 5-8 pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven with a service at 5 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090 or For online tribute/directions

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