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David John Rivito
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“I just learned the sad news of David's passing and I would like to express my sympathy to Linda and the family, as well as to Wendy, Dave's...Read More »
1 of 54 | Posted by: Bill Willis - Liverpool, NY

“I was thinking of Dave and on a whim googled his name and that's how I got the sad news. Dave was one of my dearest friends and band mates in the...Read More »
2 of 54 | Posted by: Steve Durr - Talkeetna, AK

“I just learned of his passing moments ago. I had the pleasure of knowing him and of being his neighbor for over 6 years while he worked in...Read More »
3 of 54 | Posted by: Rebecca Hash - Statesville, NC

“Just heard the news yesterday. So sorry, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Thinking back I remember when he let me play his guitar with Tim...Read More »
4 of 54 | Posted by: JASON CORBIN - RED LION, PA

“What a great man of God. We were also coworkers but considered him a friend. He was always willing to help anyone in any way he could. Keeping your...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Bob Hood - Summerville, SC

“Dave you were a wonderful man that taught me so much, I admired your love for God and your sense of humor. God bless you, Linda and family Dave will...Read More »
6 of 54 | Posted by: Michael Norris - Statesville, NC

“Linda & family, I was truly sorry to hear of Dave's passing. With a smile, I remember his music: fabulous lead guitarist and original songs...Read More »
7 of 54 | Posted by: Nadine Gross - Germantown, MD

“DAVE WILL FOREVER BE LOVED AND MISSED.... YOU WERE THE BEST FROM THE RUTLEDGE TOWER 1ST SHIFT ”
8 of 54 | Posted by: A friend

“Dave was the best supervisor ever and he should be missed .. from the Simmons family ”
9 of 54 | Posted by: Gail Simmons - Charleston, SC

“Dave was one of the best manager anyone could ask for in the work place I will miss you.. rest in peace ”
10 of 54 | Posted by: Maxine Fields - Charleston, SC

“Dave was so concerning when my mom was took ill.. He would always ask if I needed anything or if there was anything he could do, he also had a big...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Freddie Wright - Charleston, SC

“I will truly miss my dear friend especially his smile.May God bless and keep his family strong. JJ ”
12 of 54 | Posted by: John Joseph - Charlotte, NC

“We know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed. We have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heavens. Here indeed...Read More »
13 of 54 | Posted by: Virginia Green - Charleston, SC

“Earth has no sorrow, that heaven can not heal. Dave was a man of integrity, class, and great wisdom. He was more than a manager, he was a dear friend...Read More »
14 of 54 | Posted by: Thomasina Jacques-White - SC

“The mornings have not been the same since you left wishing you was still here may you rest in peace ”
15 of 54 | Posted by: Sidney Robinson Sr - Charleston, SC

“One of the greatest manager one could ever ask for. Sorry for your loss ”
16 of 54 | Posted by: La'Shawn Johnson - Charleston, SC

“PLAYED GOLF. WITH DAVE.ALWAYS A PLEASURE..HE WAS A KIND MAN AND WE WILL MISS HIM. RED RICE(SATURDAY GROUP) ”
17 of 54 | Posted by: red rice - charleston, SC

“My wife, Debbie, and I send our prayers and condolences to the Rivito family on Dave's passing. I had the privilege of working with Dave at IMH...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Mike Long - China Grove, NC

“Condolences to the Rivito Family. Mr. Dave and I often talked about the music played in church, he loved what he did. I worked with him. Rest In...Read More »
19 of 54 | Posted by: Lawrence Wiggins - Summerville, SC


20 of 54 | Posted by: Jeff & Chris Hollinger - SC

“Mr. Dave was such an awesome person!! always had a kind word to tell you. Mr. Dave told me before leaving that he wanted me to aim high because I...Read More »
21 of 54 | Posted by: Barbara Manigault - Awendaw, SC

“Mr Rivito hired me in May 2007 he left and traveled,9 years later I had the pleasure of working with him again . He always told me to call him Dave...Read More »
22 of 54 | Posted by: gloria james - charleston, SC

“Dave was a beautiful person inside and out. He had a genuine heart and loved the Lord with everything he had. Dave will be missed dearly! Heaven has...Read More »
23 of 54 | Posted by: Jamie Burgess - Charleston, SC

“Rip Dave Revito prayers to the family ”
24 of 54 | Posted by: Patricia Ruszczyk- Calarco - NY

“Dave was the person who hired me at Iredell Memorial Hospital the year of 2013. He was and still is a really great man. I admire him very much. It...Read More »
25 of 54 | Posted by: Tonik Redmond - Statesville, NC

“Thoughts and prayers to the Rivito Family. Rest in Peace Dave. ”
26 of 54 | Posted by: Brad Riddell - Johnson City, TN

“Linda and family, May the good Lord wrap his loving arms around you as you grieve. YOU ARE ASSURED of being with him again! ”
27 of 54 | Posted by: Susie Butler - Germantown

“Please accept our condolences on behalf of the EVS Dept at Rutledge Tower, MUSC. David's passing has touched our hearts and we are happy to have...Read More »
28 of 54 | Posted by: Kelly Wilson - Charleston, SC

“With Deepest Sympathy. It was a pleasure to work with Mr. Dave At Rutledge Tower MUSC. He was a very compassionate man. May the peace of God that...Read More »
29 of 54 | Posted by: Edith Anderson - Charleston, SC

“My deepest and sincerest sympathy to Mrs. Linda and the Rivito Family during this difficult time. I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Dave and he...Read More »
30 of 54 | Posted by: Natalie Pelaez - Charleston, SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I worked with Dave in Statesville, NC at Iredell Health Systems. He was a very nice man and I thought a lot of him. You...Read More »
31 of 54 | Posted by: Donna Louie - Statesville, NC

“I am sad to hear about Dave's passing. I really enjoyed getting to know him during the time he worked at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He was such a...Read More »
32 of 54 | Posted by: Lisa Warren - Statesville, NC

“David had such a wonderful sense of humor!! I loved hearing his stories of his time in Vietnam and of his music!! He will be missed. You are in our...Read More »
33 of 54 | Posted by: Tom Sherrod - Statesville, NC

“Linda and family, I send my condolences and prayers. I had the privilege of working with Dave and being his friend. Dave was a great guy and he...Read More »
34 of 54 | Posted by: Earl Safin - Statesville, NC

“Keeping the Rivito Family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Dave and he was such a sweet...Read More »
35 of 54 | Posted by: Natalie Pelaez - Charleston, SC

“My sincere condolences to your family. I lived in Fremont and went to school with Dave from kindergarten through high school. He was my first...Read More »
36 of 54 | Posted by: Carol Warner Fellows - Camillus, NY

“I would like to offer my condolences to you all...my prayes are for you in this difficult time...i had the pleasure of working under Dave at Iredell...Read More »
37 of 54 | Posted by: Gloria Bryant - Jonesville, NC

“Linda & Family, I'm so sorry to hear of David's passing. Sending hugs & prayers during this difficult time. ”
38 of 54 | Posted by: Janet Quinones - Germantown, MD

“Linda and family, I am so sorry to hear that Dave has gone to be with the Lord. Sorry because I know your heart is breaking, but happy for him, and a...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: Jeannene Stottlemyer - Warrenton, VA

“Linda, so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to you and your family ”
40 of 54 | Posted by: Sharon Raynor- Day - Liverpool, NY

“i HAVE KNOWN DAVID SINCE HE WAS BORN, BEING THE ATTENTIVE AUNT. MANY WONDERFUL MEMORIES. LINDA AND FAMILY, MY HEART IS HEAVY , MY SYMPATHY IS...Read More »
41 of 54 | Posted by: Deana and Jack Gaiser - NY

“So sorry for your loss ”
42 of 54 | Posted by: Ginny Taubman (CRYSLER) - Dunedin, FL

“A man I was so privileged to work with at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He always looked out for me to explain, and make sure I was on point. I want to...Read More »
43 of 54 | Posted by: Ralph F. Knight - Clover, SC

“My wife, Geri, and I send our sorrowful condolences. Dave played guitar at our wedding ceremony in 1978. I have fond memories of Dave. Calm abiding....Read More »
44 of 54 | Posted by: Don Wagner - Friend

“Linda and family, John and I are so sorry for your loss. We have thought of you often. God's peace and comfort to you at this difficult time, till...Read More »
45 of 54 | Posted by: Rhea Wisniewski - Cazenovia, NY

“Linda - I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that the Lord covers you with His love and that you know you are not alone. With much love. Donna ...Read More »
46 of 54 | Posted by: Donna Erkenbrack - Bethesda, MD

“Linda, We are so sorry for You and your families loss. We will always cherish the memories from the times together at PVA. Our prayers are with and...Read More »
47 of 54 | Posted by: Bonnie and Paris Fuller - TN

“LINDA, GAYLE AND I ARE PRAYING F OR YOU AND THE FAMILY.DAVID WAS A GOOD MAN. GREAT MEMORIES FROM OUR PVA DAY'S .GOD BLESS, BILLY & GAYLE ENFINGER ”
48 of 54 | Posted by: Billy Enfinger - Germantown, MD

“Your son Tim is a wonderful friend of ours so sorry for your loss ”
49 of 54 | Posted by: Beth Long - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Linda, I am very sorry to hear of Davids passing. Your family always meant a great deal to me. You all left an everlasting feeling of love...Read More »
50 of 54 | Posted by: Debra Neider Sollars - Syracuse, NY

“My deepest condolences to all of you beautiful people in the Rivito family. Dave was indeed a wonderful man and I have fond memories with all of you!...Read More »
51 of 54 | Posted by: Karen Davis - Emmitsburg, MD

“Our hearts and prayers go out to you all. We send our love to each one of you. ”
52 of 54 | Posted by: The Myers Family - Mechanicsville, MD

“I was so, so sorry to hear of David's passing. I hope you find comfort in knowing he will to continue to live on in your hearts & memories. May you...Read More »
53 of 54 | Posted by: Kathi Farnett Dean - Clearwater,, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort during this time ”
54 of 54 | Posted by: Kathy Martinez - Friend


David John Rivito, 67, of Summerville, South Carolina, husband of Linda Soule Rivito passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Friday, February 3, 2017. His Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Cathedral Of Praise, 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends in Church from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

David was born April 1949 in Syracuse, New York, son of the late Carmen Rivito and Margaret Wilde Rivito. He was a decorated U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. David was a Director of Environmental Services with Crothal Services. David loved all things family and spending time with his sons and son-in-law on the golf course. He was a member of Cathedral of Praise Church where he loved playing guitar on the worship team.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda Rivito; two sons, Timothy (Amy) Rivito of SC, and Daniel (Maria) Rivito of WI; three daughters, Kristi Fountain of GA, Kara Rivito of SC, Loni (Robert) Doody of PA, nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; sister, Wendy Albanese of PA, aunts, uncle, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Kevin Rivito.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Roever Foundation, PO Box 136130, Fort Worth, Texas 76136.