Funeral services for Lisa M. Rivers, age 46 of E. South Street Ogdensburg, will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Morgan officiating. Entombment will follow at Foxwood Memorial Park. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 3 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Lisa passed away on Friday at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Surviving is her mother Barbara Knox & her husband Harry of Ogdensburg; her father, Thomas Rivers of St. Cloud, FL; a brother,Joseph Rivers of Tampa, FL; step-brother Darren Rivers of St. Cloud, FL; an uncle, Girard Rivers of Ogdensburg and several cousins. Several aunts and uncles predeceased her.
Lisa was born on April 7, 1964 in Ogdensburg, a daughter of Barbara (MacTavish) Knox and Thomas Rivers. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy and then continued her education at Potsdam State obtaining a dual degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She was employed as a social worker at Howd Nursing Home after college in Moravia for several years, and enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, shopping, crafts and watching Law and Order on TV.
Memorial contributions have been requested to the SUNY University Hospital Pediatric Unit in Syracuse or the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center in Ogdensburg.
Condolences may made online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com