Since the passing of our beloved President, Brian Rivard and the need for safety of the community, Heritage Day will be cancelled this year. This event has always been the highlight of the year for the Historical Society and right now it would not be the same without Brian.We look forward to bringing this event back in the future and giving it the same dedication and passion that Brian would’ve been proud of.
Obituary of Brian D. Rivard
Brian D. Rivard, 79, of South Windsor and beloved husband of Jacqueline (Lambot) Rivard passed away on Friday, May 8th, 2020 at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Brian was born January 30, 1941 in Willimantic, son of the late Hector & Doris (Dansereau) Rivard. Brian served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He retired after 38 years working for the State of Connecticut Community College’s Registrars Department. Brian was the President of South Windsor Historical Society, Captain of the Goal Busters in the Central CT Co-Ed Soccer League for 30 years and a devout family man.
Brian is survived by his wife Jacqueline, a daughter Brigitte Fedor her husband Steve, a son Eric Rivard his wife Cassandra Davis, five grandchildren Zachary, Emily & Stephanie Fedor and Camille & Ella Rivard, and a brother Doug Rivard. Along with both parents he was predeceased by his granddaughter Olivia Fedor.
Due to the current healthcare circumstances and quarantine requirements, services will be held at a future date to be announced. John F. Tierney has care of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made in Brian’s memory to the Restoration Project of Union School c/o South Windsor Historical Society, P.O. Box 216, South Windsor, CT 06074.
Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus the school house will not be doing tours this summer.
South Windsor celebrates its 175th Anniversary
Welcome to the South Windsor Historical Society, a non-profit 501(c)(3), member-supported organization dedicated to the education and preservation of the history of South Windsor.
Founded in 1954, our goal is to serve residents, local school students, college students, visitors to our fair town, business and governmental departments who are seeking to understand, interpret, and learn about the history of South Windsor, CT.