Originally created 03/01/05

Mr. Catalino Rivera (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Sunday, February 27, 2005, Mr. Catalino Rivera beloved husband of Monserrate Rivera. Mr. Rivera was born in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. He lived with his family in New York until six years ago when he made his home in Augusta. He was a retired freight operator for Chase Manhattan Bank in New York. His family said he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Other survivors include his sons, Wilfredo Rivera (Iris) of N.Y., David Rivera and Rafael Rivera (Sandy) of Augusta, Michael Rivera of N.Y., Ruben Rivera (Nilsa) of PA, the late John Anthony Rivera and his daughter-in-law Rosa; fourteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; sisters, Elisa Rivera of N.Y., Anamin Rivera, Ramona Rivera, Paula Rivera, Esthel Rivera and Rosa Rivera all of Puerto Rico; brothers, Carlos Rivera and Geraldo Rivera both of Puerto Rico, Ludin Rivera of Washington, D.C. and Thomas Rivera of N.C. Funer al services will be conducted on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2:00 P.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to United Cerebral Palsy, 3119 Holly Haven Dr. Augusta, GA 30907. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd. Augusta, GA 30907 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle March 1, 2005