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“Mom for me you will always be in my heart you will always be with me And everything that I do in my life you have been there with me even if it was...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Miguel Rivera - East Elmhurst, NY

“Ma,I know your with our Lord but I miss you so much there will never be a time that I could imagine you not here but now thats a reality. I will keep...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Raymond Rivera - Brooklyn, NY

“My dear Titi! Thank you for every single one of our conversations; I will cherish them for the rest of my life. I thank God for your strength, your...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jany Flores - Gaithersburg, MD

“Mom you are a Queen that I would always carry in my heart. You are finally resting and you are with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Until we meet...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lydia Alexander - Newnan, GA

“I rise my cup to the BEST!!! mom I could have EVER!!! have hoped for, to you ma your fight is over. I LOVE!!! you. Until we meet again . ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mirza Rivera - Bronx, NY

“You gave us an opportunity to witness God's greatness through your life." Well done good and faithful servant." Rest in Peace. Love Your son-in law...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Alvin Alexander - GA - Family

“Por siempre en nuestros corazones. Descansa en paz dulcet Tinin. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Lourdes Mercado-Young - Clover, SC


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Maria A. Rivera was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico 🇵🇷.

To: Margarita Melendez and Juan Gonzales.

Maria, Mary, Tinin, and Nena as she was so warmly referred to as, assembled underwater lights for the Military and worked for the Tyco Company. She was a very loving, compassionate, caring, giving, and devoted daughter, wife, mother, and friend, and a very devout Catholic. She is loved by many and will be missed by many. She was a woman of integrity, honor, patience, and loyalty. She was a true friend and was always there for you in time of need. Maria taught her family the true meaning of manners, respect, morals, principles, values, integrity, life, and love. She enjoyed life to the fullest.

She is survived by her husband Miguel Angel Sr., children Miguel Angel Jr. ( Maria Enriqueta ), Mirza, Richard, Lydia Margarita ( Alvin Lee Jr. ), and Raymond ( Diana Margarita ). Grandchildren Jasmin Christine, Terence, Terika Kiara, Nathanael James, Raymond Anthony, and Johnathan Michael. By great-grandchildren Zion Ahmad, Katherine Alexandra, Kel'mori Jaekuez, Kalel Terik, and Kellan Emelian. By brothers William Sr., and Carmelo ( Secundina ). By a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. And she is predeceased by her mother Margarita, dad Juan, and brother Lazaro.