Wilfred Emile Rivet
Wilfred Emile Rivet
  • June 18, 1929 - September 21, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Wilfred E. Rivet, Jr., passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. He was born on June 18, 1929, and was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He attended Alcee Fortier High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Louisiana State University. He was a banking executive who spent most of his professional career at Commonwealth Savings and Loan in downtown New Orleans.

He is survived by his daughter Maria Rivet Stapp; her husband James Stapp; his grandchildren Andrew, Alex, and Julia Stapp; his brother Ronald J. Rivet (Shelia); his sister Patricia Amato (Lenny); his sister-in-law Julia Bouchex; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of almost 50 years Georgina Menendez Rivet; his parents Wilfred E. Rivet and Matilda Genovese Rivet; and his brother Bro. Gabriel (Charles) Rivet, O.S.B.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to The Epilepsy Foundation - Louisiana (4137 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Ste, 210, Baton Rouge, LA 70816).

To view and sign the family guestbook please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.