- May 3, 1924 - February 20, 2017
- Holyoke, Massachusetts
of Walter's Passing
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“To David and family, sorry to hear of your loss. C. Rapa
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“To David and family: Sorry for you loss. Carl Rapa
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“My thoughts and prayers go out to Al and family for the lose of your loved on..
3 of 7 | Posted by: James Miner - Spfld, MA
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Larivee Family. RIP Uncle Walter
4 of 7 | Posted by: Gary and Carole Lubas - MA
“Kyle I am very sorry to hear of you and your family's loss.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sonja Gray - Sandisfield, MA
“R.I.P neighbor from across the street on Forestdale you will be missed :(
6 of 7 | Posted by: Robert F - Holyoke, MA
“Al, My prayers are with you and your family
7 of 7 | Posted by: Chris Reardon - Holyoke, MA
Walter P. Larivee, age 92, of Holyoke passed away peacefully on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Renaissance Manor in Holyoke. He was born in Springfield, son of the late Edgar Larivee, Sr. and Mary (Wasowic) Larivee and was a graduate of the Springfield Trade School. Walter was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was a thirteen year firefighter for the City of Holyoke, retiring in 1973. Walter was a member of the Springfield Motion Pictures Local 186, where he was a projectionist for various movie theaters in the area and had worked at the Palace Cinemas in West Springfield until their closing. Walter is survived by three children, David Larivee and his wife Sharon of Westfield, Alan Larivee of Holyoke, Laura Payer of Holyoke; four grandchildren, Eric, Kyle, Crystal and Paul; a brother, Edger Larivee, Jr. of FL, three sisters, Doris Lubas of East Longmeadow, Diane Marceau and her husband Jim of Ludlow and Janet Wierzbowski of Ludlow and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Walter was predeceased by his wife, Joan M. (Pacholec) Larivee and a son, Mark "Nickie" Larivee. The Funeral will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25th at 8:30 a.m. from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Cross Parish Church, 23 Sycamore Street. Burial will follow in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery, South Hadley. Calling hours will be held Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Walter to the American Cancer Society , 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.