Robert J. Rivett

Robert J. Rivett

RIVETT: Captain Robert J.(retired) was born in Vancouver on September 8, 1937 and passed away suddenly on July 23, 2012.

He is predeceased by his parents Kathleen and Albert Rivett and his brother in law Booty Griffiths.

He is survived by his children, Allan, Gary, Andrew (Susan), Thomas (Bunni); his grandchildren Robert, Christopher, Liam, Matthew, Dorian and Jolenn and his sister Sharon.

He was a consummate outdoorsman, he loved hunting and fishing. He competed in all disciplines of shooting sports. He loved the water both navigating it and reaping it’s rewards. Bob was happiest when hunting moose or with a rod in his hands fighting a coho salmon.

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at both the Monashee Medical Clinic and the Trail hospital for their care of Bob over the years.

A Celebration of Bob’s Life will be held on the second Saturday of September, the date will be announced here in the next few weeks.

As an expression of sympathy the family has asked that people make a donation to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation at 1200 Hospital Bench Rd. Trail BC V1R 4M1, or online at

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