Clara Rivera

Obituary of Clara Rivera

Clara Torres Rivera, 80, of Elizabeth, died on Sunday at Father Hudson House, Elizabeth. Relatives & Friends are kindly invited

To attend the funeral service on Wednesday, February 28 from the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Ave.,

Elizabeth at 8:00 PM. Visiting Wednesday 4 – 8:30 PM.

Clara was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico & came to this country in 1967 settling in Elizabeth. She was employed as a sales clerk for Poppy's, Elizabeth for many years before retiring.

She is predeceased by her husband Modesto Rivera Rodriguez who died in 2014. She is survived by 3 sons, Jesus Rivera & his wife Luz of Statesville, N.C., Vicente Rivera & his wife Isabel Vizquez of Elizabeth & Reuben Rivera & his wife Christine Torres of Orlando, Florida.

A daughter Marta Rivera Sullivan & her husband Joseph of Elizabeth.

3 Sisters, Carlina Rivera of MA., Socorro Rivera of Elizabeth & Eneida Cruz or Puerto Rico. 9 Grandchildren & 10 Great Grandchildren.