Obituaries

Claire Eleanor Rivers, 73, Vergennes

CLAIRE ELEANOR RIVERS

VERGENNES — Claire Eleanor Rivers, 73, of Vergennes died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at EastView at Middlebury. She was born Aug. 31, 1946, in Ferrisburgh to Bertha (Briggs) and James Rivers.
A life-long Addison County resident, Claire worked at Simmonds Precision, Pete Hansen Plumbing & Heating, and B.F. Goodrich.
She is survived by her stepson William Hansen and his wife Genevieve Hansen of Roxbury, Vt., and brother Jim Rivers of Florida and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, her twin sister Margaret Stanton and her sister Mary Benoit.
A memorial service will be held Feb. 20, at 10 a.m., at St. Peter’s Church, 85 S. Maple St. in Vergennes, Rev. Yvon J. Royer officiating.
In lieu of flowers, Claire wished that gifts be made to St. Peter’s Church, 85 S Maple St. Vergennes, VT 05491; VARS, Vergennes Area Rescue Squad, 106 Panton Rd., Vergennes 05491; and Rokeby Museum, 4434 Rte. 7, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456.◊
 

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