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Mary Lou (Begley) Rivard

November 8, 1932 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

88, passed away Thursday June 10, 2021. She was born in Everett, MA, to the late Dennis and Margaret Begley. Mary Lou was a graduate of Cathedral High School, Class of 1950. She worked for many years in the Town Clerk’s Office in West Springfield and for the Parks and Rec Dept. Mary Lou enjoyed sewing, music and going to bingo with her husband. She loved going to the Cape every summer with family and also loved her ice cream. Mary Lou was predeceased by her husband Bernard Rivard in 2001 and her son Lawrence Rivard in 2009. She leaves her loving daughter Deborah Nickerson and her husband Paul of Chatham, MA, her granddaughter Maggie Nickerson and her brother Dennis Begley of West Springfield. She was also predeceased by her brother Robert Begley. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held SAT at 11:30 AM in St. Thomas Church, 47 Pine St., West Springfield. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. A Calling Hour will be held SAT from 10 to 11 AM at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 WESTFIELD ST., W. SPRINGFIELD. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Mary Lou’s name to the D.A.V. 425 Union St., W. Springfield or visit www.dav.org  

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Mass
Saturday
June 19, 2021

11:30 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
65 Pine Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Burial
Saturday
June 19, 2021

12:30 PM
St. Thomas Cemetery
420 Kings Highway
West Springfield, MA 01089

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