Born in Fall River, son of Joan (Arruda) Larrivee of Fall River and the late Albert Larrivee Jr. Eric proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a captain with the U.S. Army Reserves. A former Fall River Police detective, he was part of one of the first bicycle patrols and volunteered with the PAL Marine Cadets. He was also a security officer at Charlton Memorial Hospital, drove the Mobile Health Van for SouthCoast Hospital Group and most recently was a patient service representative with Zoll LifeCor.
Eric served on the Westport School Committee, was a coach with Westport Youth Soccer and held memberships with the Knights of Columbus, Tiverton Council and the Lions Club in Fall River. An avid sports fan who loved to golf and play poker, he was known for his abundant and contagious sense of humor.
Eric was the father of Kate, Drew, Michael and Lillian Larrivee of Westport; brother of Michael and Brenda Larrivee, both of Fall River, and Jennifer Larrivee of Quincy. He also leaves several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
His funeral will be Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from the Silva-Faria Funeral Home, 730 Bedford St., Fall River, followed by Mass in St. John the Baptist Church, 945 Main Road, Westport, at 10 a.m. Interment at Pocasset Hill Cemetery, Main Road, Route 138, Tiverton, RI. Calling hours Friday from 6 – 9 p.m.