It is with deep sadness that the family of the late Felicita Rivera Ortiz announce her passing in St. Thomas, U.S Virgin Islands on Monday January 14, 2019.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on Friday, February 1, 2019, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Annas Retreat. The first viewing will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a service to follow at 10:00 a.m. There will be a service on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Villa Palmeras, Interment Villa Palmeras Municipal Cemetery in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
She is preceded in death by Parents, Florentino Rivera Clemente, Salustiana Ortiz; Brothers, Carlos Rivera, Pedro Juan Rivera, Felipe Rivera Juan Rivera, Rafael Rivera; Sister, Teresa Rivera; Grandchild, Roberto Jose Monsanto, Jr. She is survived by Sons; Raphael Wilfred Monsanto Rivera, Roberto Jose Monsanto, Sr.; Daughters, Brenda I. Monsanto Rivera, Bernadette DeLourdes Monsanto; Brother, Deogracias Rivera Manso; Sisters, Carmin Rivera Ortiz, Milagros Rivera Ortiz; Grandchild, Raven Chelsey Monsanto, DeLanni Breana Matthew, Ja’NayJoy Monsanto, Adaisha DeMone George, Jada Malaika Monsanto; Great-Grandchildren, Ava Monsanto-Feagins, Aiden Monsanto-Feagins, God-children, Melva Falberg , Lindell “Butch” Esannason, Karl Hodge, Jr.; Adopted Son, Alester Carty; Adopted Grandchildren, Dayana Hammond, Alejandra Sativa Pinto, Jose Ruben Pinto, III, Jeremiah Douglas Pinto, Tiffani James,Matthias Gordon , Nieces; Yamilka Franco, Melva Falberg, Julia Tapia, Brunilda Tapia, MyraidaRivera, Sulema Rivera, Denisse Rivera, Caitin Rivera, Teresita Rivera, Carmin Rivera, Aida LuzRivera, Katin Rivera; Nephews, Irby Rivera, Thomas Rivera, Guillermo Rivera, Jose Javier Franco, Carlos Rafael Rivera, Pedro Luis Rivera, Junior Rivera, Holvin Rivera, Pedro Juan Rivera, Roberto Rivera; Special Friends, Gloria and Joseph Lambert, Dolores Velazquez, Yira Aubain, Ruth DeMotta, Raquel Camacho, Clemencia Ramirez, Venanco Heredia, Lucy Rivera, JoAnn Crawford Christian, Denver Gordon, Lorna & Robert Richardson, Judy Morales, Natasha Harrigan.