Ourso Funeral Home


Allen Joseph Rivere

September 1, 1948May 31, 2020

Allen Joseph “Dottie” Rivere, 71, a native and resident of White Castle, La., passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha Bolotte Rivere; a daughter, Allison Rivere Mack (Mark) and granddaughter Abigail and also a son, Scott Rivere and two grandsons, Mason and Brendon. He is also survived by two sisters, Carol Rivere and Marlene Rivere Ourso (Glen) and brother, Randy Rivere (Henry), and in laws, Julie “Tootie” Bolotte Butler (Ed) and Richard “Ricky” Bolotte (Celeste) along with numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Theresa and Alvin Rivere and a brother, Glynn Paul Rivere. Immediately after graduating from White Castle High School, he served six years in the Air Force Reserve in Belle Chase, La. He then worked for ten years with the Louisiana Power and Light Company and finally retired after 38 years with Georgia Gulf in Plaquemine, La. Dottie enjoyed many years serving in the White Castle Jaycees and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed going on cruises and going dancing with his wife every chance he got. Graveside services will be held at the White Castle Mausoleum at 11 am on Friday, June 5, 2020. Friends and family are welcome to attend practicing social distancing.


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Jon Bolotte

June 6, 2020

He'll always be my Uncle Dottie, and I will always cherish his kindness and my childhood summer memories with him. *Godspeed*

Danny and Melane Gulotta

June 5, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Allen was such a great and fun to work with at Georgia Gulf.
We had some good times together.
He is now with God and his children.
God bless you and your family🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Charles Percle

June 5, 2020

Mrs. Martha,

I am so sorry to hear about Allen"s passing. My prayers are with you and your family. He was a great friend & co worker,

Lynn Gauthreaux

June 5, 2020

Martha and family,
We are so sorry for your loss please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of need.
Lynn & Vivian

Sylvia Ourso

June 4, 2020

Our deepest sympathies to all his family & friends, I know He will be greatly missed by so many!
Love, hugs & prayers
Sylvia & Donnie Ourso

Vickie Crandell

June 4, 2020

Martha,Allison & Scott, I am very sadden to hear of Dottie's passing. I remember Dottie taking Allison and friends (my dauther, Brandy included) to a concert. That was Dottie, going the extra mile for his children. Martha, you ,Allson & Scotf are in my prayers.
I pray that your wonderful memories will give you comfort while you morn Dottie's passing.

Cary Haydel

June 3, 2020

Martha and family….we are so sorry for your loss and will be praying for your peace and comfort in the coming days.
Cary and Janet Haydel

Shitley Gaspard

June 3, 2020

Martha and Allison, I’m so sorry for your loss. Dottie was a sweet person. I will keep him in my prayers.

Carol Ledet Neusetzer

June 3, 2020

I had the privilege of working at Georgia Gulf with Allen many years ago. He was always a kind, gentle man . And, he also was a gentleman. I am sorry for your loss. The twinkle in his eye is something I remember. Praying comfort and peace for you in his passing

Shelly Gautreaux

June 3, 2020

We will miss you Dottie, your humor,kindness, and love for your family and friends. Prayers for your family. Rest In Peace