Phyllis Anne Lariviere - age: 79
(March 16, 1935 to December 17, 2014
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 31st at 11am at the Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church, 6 Fountain Avenue, Old Orchard Beach with Pastor Michael Grey officiating. Burial was at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco.
Memorial contributions may be made in Phyllisí memory to the Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, 6 Fountain Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064.
Phyllis Anne Lariviere, 79, passed away on December 17, 2014 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford.
Phyllis was born in Dover, NH on March 16, 1935, the daughter of Herbert and Olive Littlefield.
She attended Sawyer School and graduated from Dover High School in 1953. Phyllis went to work at F. W. Woolworth Company until 1961. Phyllis was a successful Avon Sales Representative for many years obtaining membership in Avonís Presidentís Club. On May 21, 1961 she married Raymond Lariviere at St. Johnís United Methodist Church. Phyllis and Ray moved to Saco, Maine where they raised their two sons Robert and Stephen.
Phyllis was a member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church until 1974, transferring to the Old Orchard Beach United Methodist Church. She served as a Sunday School Teacher, sang in the choir, served as a Lay Leader since 1996 and Treasurer since 1998. She became a Lay Speaker and qualified to perform Worship Services. Phyllis served as the Treasurer for the Old Orchard Beach Food Pantry and Clothes Closet for 5 years.
Phyllis was a member of the Womenís Educational and Industrial Union and a former member of the Camp Ellis Beach Volunteer Fire Dept Ladies Auxilliary.
Phyllis was a crossword aficionado. She loved animals, especially her cats Mitzi and Carly, whom she adored.
She was predeceased by her husband of 35 years Raymond in 1996, her brother Allen in 2005, daughter-in-law Diane Lariviere, her brother-in-law Clayton Campell and nephew David Campbell.
She is survived by two sons Robert of Biddeford and Stephen and his wife Cristy of Crestwood, KY; 2 stepdaughters Marie and her husband Richard Brophy of Dennis, MA, and Debbie and her husband Rick Wehrhan of Sanbornville, NH; a sister Cathleen Campbell of Milton, FL; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.