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Maria Agustina Rivera

Maria Agustina Rivera

June 6, 2021

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, grandmother 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.

Funeral Services

Visitation

June 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Crestwood Funeral Home

445 West 43rd Street

New York, NY 10036

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Interment

June 18, 2021

Calverton National Cemetery

210 Princeton Boulevard

Calverton, NY 11933

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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 Alvin


Posted by: Alvin Alexander - , GA - June 14, 2021

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 .


Posted by: Mirza Rivera - Bronx, NY - June 15, 2021

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 again , thank you for being the mother you was tu us . Love you forever.


Posted by: Lydia Alexander - Newnan, GA - June 17, 2021

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 infinity love and above all for your life. Until we meet again..


Posted by: Jany Flores - Gaithersburg, MD - June 19, 2021

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 all the lessons you've taught me and pass them along. Gracias mami, Tu J.G. por siempre.


Posted by: Raymond Rivera - Brooklyn, NY - June 26, 2021

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 in your heart and prayers The confidence that I feel right now is that I know that We will see each other again Love you mom and I always will and you will always be my soul Mind and heart my beautiful Queen


Posted by: Miguel Rivera - East Elmhurst, NY - June 26, 2021