Arthur  J. Rivers
Arthur J. Rivers

March 1, 1946 - May 11, 2019
Born in Newburgh, New York
Resided in Mt. Vernon, New York


Arthur J. Rivers of Mt. Vernon, New York, formerly of Newburgh, a retired Assistant Director for the Mt. Vernon Open Door, entered into rest Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was 73 years old.

Son of the late Mr. Rivers and Mary Matagora, he was born March 1, 1946 in Newburgh.

Arthur graduated from Newburgh Free Academy, he deeply appreciated his Italian heritage and was an avid cat lover.

Survivors include his life partner of 27 years, Steven A. Davis of Mt. Vernon, NY; 1st cousins: Sherry Griffin and Sally Pizzarelli, as well as numerous 2nd cousins.

Cremation took place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Newburgh.

Memorial visitation will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 with a funeral service commencing at 5:30 during visitation. Father John Vondras will officiate. Burial will take place 11 am, Friday, May 24th at Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor, NY.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hudson Valley SPCA, 940 Little Britain R.d, New Windsor, NY 12553.




Memorial Visitation
White & Venuto Funeral Home
188 North Plank Rd. (Route 32)
Newburgh, NY US 12550
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
White, Venuto Morrill Funeral and Cremation Service
188 North Plank Rd.(Rt32)
Newburgh, NY US 12550
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
5:30 PM
Graveside Burial
Woodlawn Cemetery
Corner of Rt 94 & Union Ave.
New Windsor, NY US 12553
Friday, May 24, 2019
11:00 AM


Hudson Valley SPCA
940 Little Britain Road
New Windsor, New York 12553



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