Maria I. Rivera

Published on Monday, 15 August 2022 15:12


Maria I. Rivera, 83, of Bristol, widow of Raul S. Rivera, Sr., died on Saturday (Aug. 13, 2022) at home.  Maria was born in Puerto Rico on Oct. 7, 1938, and was a daughter of the late Jose and Maria (Acevedo) Irizarry.  She was raised in Puerto Rico where she lived until moving to Bristol.  She was a member of 7th Star of Jacob Church in Bristol. 

Maria is survived by a son: Jose Rivera and wife, Middalia of Bristol; two sisters: Wilfreda and Carmen Irizarry; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a son, Raul Rivera, Jr. and a brother: Diano Irizarry. 

A visitation will be held on Wednesday (Aug. 17, 2022) at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, between 5 and 7 p.m. A graveside service and burial will be held on Thursday (Aug. 18, 2022) at 10 a.m. at Peacedale Cemetery, 200 James P. Casey Rd., Bristol. Please visit Maria’s memorial website at .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Monday, 15 August 2022 15:12. Updated: Monday, 15 August 2022 15:14.