Arlington Riviere died in Canada where he resided for the past several years
Arlington Riviere died in Canada where he resided for the past several years

The family of the late Arlinton Joseph Riviere announces his passing on Saturday, 22nd August, 2015 in Toronto Canada where he resided.


Brother Arlington Riviere was a civil servant of the Commonwealth of Dominica and worked as a Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, for a number of years.

He served under the Governments of the Patrick John, Oliver J Seraphine and the late E.O. Leblanc and Dame Mary Eugenia Charles.  Following his retirement from the Public Service he served as Director of the OAS in Dominica.


He is survived by:


Wife                      Rita Riviere

Children               Val, Shirley, Culvin, Cheryl, Tony, Carol and Bryan

Brothers              Kingston, F.O. Riviere, William Parry, Newton and Vick Riviere

Sisters:                 Doreen and Madrie Riviere

Grand Children, nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was laid to rest in Canada on Thursday, 27th August 2015 and is presently reunited with his deceased mother, father, brother Raglan Riviere and nephew Desmond Francis.

May His soul rest in peace

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  1. Gerald Smith
    January 1, 2016

    Just read the very sad news on DNO this January 1, 2016
    Belated deepest condolences to Mrs Rita Riviere, and her family and Shirley and George on the passing of Mr Arlington Riviere.
    We lost a long-time neighbour in James Lane, Goodill

    May he rest in perpetual peace

    Gerald ang Elora Smith

  2. negremaron
    September 9, 2015

    Is Mervyn a full blood brother?

    • GMVL
      September 9, 2015


    • April 20, 2016

      YEs he is..

  3. GMVL
    September 4, 2015

    Forever in our hearts….

    I think that should be “Colvin” though, as well as “William Para” and wonder whatever happened to his brother Mervyn?

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