Yolanda Rivera 64 of New Britain entered the gate of heaven on June 8, 2017. Born in Puerto Rico she was the daughter of the late Euginio and Epifania Rosado. She was the beloved wife of Federico Rivera for 34 years. She was a very loving and giving person and she was very devoted to God. She was a member of Iglesia Pentecostal Uncion Divina Church. Along with her husband Yolanda is survived by eight children; Carmen, Kathy, Damaris, Victor, Angel, Ricardo, Yessica and Bubu ; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and 7 stepchildren. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in New Britain. Calling hours are on Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home with a prayer service from 7 to 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Rivera from the Iglesia Pentecostal Uncion Divina Church. Venskunas Funeral Home 670 Stanley St., New Britain, is in charge of arrangements.