It is with sadness that Margaret’s family announce her passing on Thursday January 24th, 2019 at her home in Arnprior at the age of 85 years. Daughter of the late Russell and Dorothy (Knight) Rivett. Beloved wife of the late Leslie Stovka. Predeceased by Clarence Merlin and survived by children Russell Merlin (late Sandie), Alan Merlin, JoAnn Feere, Ronald Merlin and Patrick Merlin (Sandie). She leaves behind her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Dear sister of James Rivett (late Beverley) and Doris Brown (Ted), both of Arnprior. Margaret will be missed by her nieces and nephews, her dear friend Marie and friends and neighbours of the Burwash Apartments. Arrangements by the Boyce Funeral Home Ltd., 138 Daniel Street North, Arnprior. Visitation will be held Tuesday January 29th, 2019 after 10:00 a.m. with Memorial Service in the Boyce Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Spring interment Arnprior Albert Street Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Grove Redevelopment Fund or the Arnprior and District Humane Society would be appreciated.