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Joyce Harrison Lariviere

November 4, 1942September 21, 2020

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 tole 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 p.m. in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven with a service at 5 p.m. 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



  • Memorial Service

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Memorial Visitation

    Friday, October 2, 2020


  • Private Burial


Joyce Harrison Lariviere

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Nancy Corcoran Lambalot

October 5, 2020

John so sorry your loss I just recently found out you and Joyce were back in the area .Have many fond memories of time spent with Joyce growing up in Mattapoisett . Paul and my prayers are with your family and David’s.

margaret Harrison

September 29, 2020

I am so fortunate to have shared the last 24 years sharing so many wonderful memories with Joyce. I married her brother and that is when our relationship began. She was like a sister to me. She was kind, beautiful and had a contagious smile. God bless her and her wonderful family.

Maureen Cunningham

September 29, 2020

Happy high school memories of a dear person gone too soon. John and family so sorry.

Kathleen Sleutel

September 28, 2020

She was the sweetest, kindest lady ever. You will surely be missed. With Deepest Sympathy, Love you Auntie Joyce XXOO

Chuck Cotter

September 23, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to her family
Chuck & Marilyn


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