Maria Lopez Rivera, age 86, passed away to be with our Lord on December 14, 2013 surrounded and loved dearly by her family. She was born on August 14, 1927 to Francisco and Carmela Lopez. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her beloved husband Maguir M. Rivera, Sr. Maria is survived by her sister, Alicia Morales and brother Francisco Lopez. Children Maguir (Eva) Rivera, Jr., Gloria Gonzalez, Frank (Grace) Rivera, and Ramiro (Maggie) Rivera. Maria also leaves her 9 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at the Brown Page Mortuary Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at the Immaculate Conception Church. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated following the Rosary at 11:00 a.m. also at Immaculate Conception Church with Father Gilbert Malu officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers who will serve are Richard Rivera, Frankie Rivera, Lenny Rivera, Gabriel Rivera, Alex Rivera and Danny Rivera. Honorary pallbearers will be Frankie Rivera, Jr., Michael Rivera, Lenny Rivera, Jr., Carlos Pro, Danny Rivera, Jr. and Isaac Rivera.