Marcus A. Rivera, Jr.

November 21, 1944 - March 24, 2013

Visiting hours will be held Monday, April 1, from 4-8 pm at Dorsey. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10:00 am at St. Augustine's Church. Entombment at Trinity Church Mausoleum in Manhattan.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, 122 E. 42nd St., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10168, would be appreciated.

Marcus A. Rivera, Jr., a resident of the Bronx, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013. Marcus was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, November 21, 1944 and was the son of Marcos ' Isabel (Gonzalez) Rivera, Sr. He was 68.
Marcus was an Army Staff Sgt. during the Vietnam War and also served in the Reserves until 2004. Marcus was a retired Sgt. at Sing Sing Correctional Facility from 1972 - 1999.
Mr. Rivera is survived by his Mother, Isabel; his 2 daughters, Melissa ' Elizabeth (Victor) Rizzo; 5 grandchildren, Tianna Rivera, Keanu Lynch ' Elizabeth, Christian ' Giulian Rizzo; and his life partner Socorro Lugo.
He was predeceased by his Father Marcos ' 2 brothers Robert ' Edwin.
Visiting hours will be held Monday, April 1, from 4-8 pm at Dorsey. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10:00 am at St. Augustine's Church. Entombment at Trinity Church Mausoleum in Manhattan.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, 122 E. 42nd St., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10168, would be appreciated.

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