Julio E. Rivera


Julio E. Rivera of Bronx, NY passed away unexpectedly on January 15, 2020 in Warwick, NY. He was 82 years old.


Born in Manhattan, NY on February 13, 1937, he was the son of Emma and Julio Rivera.


Julio served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  After the war, he became a U.S. Merchant Marine.


Julio is survived by his sons, David Rivera and his wife, Jacquelyn of Warwick and Kenneth and his wife Lourdes of the Bronx; sister Lydia of Puerto Rico; four beautiful grandchildren: David Rivera, Jr., Vincenzo Rivera, Jr., Armand Rivera and Kenneth Rivera, Jr.; and three great-grandchildren: Alex Hess, Charlotte Rivera and Benjamin Rivera. He was predeceased by his wife, Nilda in 2003.


Visitation will be on Sunday, January 19 from 6 to 9:00 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  Graveside service with military honors will be on Monday, January 20 in Calverton Cemetery, Calverton, NY.

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