Edward J. Rivers III, 73, passed Sunday (July 1, 2018) at the Newark Wayne Community hospital surrounded by his family.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday (July 5, 2018) at the Pusateri- Canolesio Funeral Home 68 Sodus St, Clyde, N.Y. Funeral services will be held on Friday (July 6) at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, burial will be at Cruscoe Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Clyde VFW Post 947, 26 Sodus St., Clyde NY 14433.
Edward was born in Auburn, N.Y. on June 28, 1945, son of Edward J. Rivers Jr. and Nevis (Donk) Rivers, of Savannah, N.Y. He owned and Rivers Electrical Contracting in Clyde from 1978-2017. During his youth he was a volunteer at the Savannah Fire Department , and one of the proud founding members of the Savannah Cellar Savers.
Survived by his daughters Jamie and Katie Rivers of Clyde; mother of his daughters and friend, Mary Ann Rivers; his three grandchildren Jacob E. Phillips, Landen S. Atkinson, and Paityn A. Rivers; siblings Jan Kreiss (Roger) of Marion, N.Y., and John Rivers(Leona Rubin) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; many nieces , nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends.