PAWTUCKET- Yvette E. (Sinotte) Rivard-Riendeau, 76, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012. She was the beloved wife of Albert E. Riendeau and the late Raymond J. Rivard.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Albert R. and Elina (Lariviere) Sinotte. Yvette was a mental health counselor at the Community Counseling Center, Pawtucket, for over ten years until retiring in 1997, and was a member of the Eugene T. Lefebvre VFW Post 1271 Auxiliary, Central Falls.
Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Paul G. and Mark G. Rivard; two daughters, Diane A. Martin and Claire M. Rivard; a brother, Gerard Sinotte; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Raymond Sinotte.
Her funeral will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott St., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. VISITATION will be Friday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 will be appreciated. For online condolences visit: