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David John Rivette

July 28, 1944 ~ March 12, 2022 (age 77)


David John Rivette passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at the age of 77.  He was born July 28, 1944 to the late Louis and Kate Rivette in New Orleans, La. and grew up in River Ridge.  He is preceded in death by siblings Fred (Florence) Rivette, Anna Mae (Allen) McLean,  and Annette (Joseph) Simpson.  He is survived my his daughters Leslie (Mark) Hebert and Katie (Brian) Hampton, sister Dianne (Ronnie) Guillory, grandchildren Connor, Peyton, Grace, and Kirsten, and nieces and nephews.  

He attended Southeastern Louisiana University where he was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma from 1965 to 1967.  He was a member of the New Orleans STG Alumni Association. He was a member of Riverlands Golf and Country Club where he enjoyed his Saturday golf games.  He was a true LSU and Saints fan. He also was able fulfill a dream of owning and restoring a two time award winning 1956 Ford Thunderbird.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 9:00 am at Garden of Memories with a Celebration of Life following at Riverlands Golf and Country Club.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in David’s name to Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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Graveside Service
April 11, 2022

9:00 AM
Garden of Memories Cemetery
4900 Airline Highway
Metairie, LA 70001

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