Luis Rivera, 84, of Hoboken, passed away on May 1, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was the beloved husband of  Ventura Rivera who predeceased him in 2018 after many loving years of marriage.  He was the devoted father of Norma Rivera and the late Jose Luis and William Rivera.  The greatest joy in his life were his cherished grandchildren William Rivera Jr., Denise Rivera, Joel Medero, Anthony Concepcian, Laura Medero, Bridget Segarra, Ashley Segarra, Alissa Rivera, and Amanda Rivera, and proud great grandfather to many little beautiful people.  

Luis was born on June 20, 1937 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico.  He enjoyed fishing, crabbing, singing, dancing, and relaxing with a “cold one” while watching old western movies.  Luis will be forever remembered for his generosity and kindness.  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.  

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, beginning at 10 A.M. and concluding at 12 P.M at the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home. Parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street.  Interment will follow at Hoboken Cemetery. 


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