Gilbert Rivera


89, a 42 year resident of Paramus, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Before retiring, Gilbert worked for Met Life in New York, NY as a Insurance Agent. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation RC Church in Paramus.

Cherished husband of Amalia Rivera (nee Caraballo). Loving father of Gilbert Rivera and his wife Joann of Paramus, Edwin G. Rivera and his wife Tracy of Mt Pleasent, SC and Anna Rivera of Paramus. Devoted grandfather of Melissa, Rachael, Michael, Christopher, Nicholas and Jessica. Dear brother of Gladys Zayas.

Family will receive friends on Friday, February 8, 2019 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus. Funeral Service will be held at 9:15 am on Saturday February 9, 2019, at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, followed by a 9:45 am Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church, 234 N. Farview Avenue Paramus. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

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Posted by Aída y familia on February 11, 2019 2:04 PM x

Una tristeza como está es difícil de entender. Te acompañamos en tu dolor y le pedimos a Dios que te de fortaleza y consuelo para aceptar la pérdidas de tu esposo. Sabemos que no es fácil pero tienes muchos recuerdos y momentos bonitos compartidos con el y siempre tendras esas memorias contigo y eso lo mantendrá vivo en tu corazon.

Posted by Familia: Caraballo Oliveras on February 9, 2019 8:32 PM x

Nuestro más sentido pésame para toda la familia. Que Dios les dé mucha fortaleza.Siempre lo recordaremos.

Posted by Susie Pérez and Pérez Family on February 8, 2019 6:19 PM x

To Titi Margita, Gilly, Edwin, Ana and the Rivera Family. My deepest and heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. Your dad, Tio Gilbert, how the Pérez girls called him, because he felt like our uncle as well for many years, was so heartwarming and the life of the party. His jolly personality and bright smile is how I will remember him always. May he Rest In Peace and May God comfort and console you all.

Posted by The Zayas and Rodriguez Family on February 7, 2019 1:55 AM x

Tio Gilbert: We will always appreciate you for each time that you went out of your way to make sure that we were a part of many family celebrations over the years. You were always such fun and full of life and love. Karl also has fond memories of your chats while enjoying watching the NY Giants games. May God bless your spirit and may you rest now in peace. We love you dearly - besos, (your Sister Gloria), (Compadre Alcides), and Hector, Lorraine, Heidi, Karl, Nicole and Nasir.

Posted by Ray Moya on February 6, 2019 5:59 PM x

My friend, I'll never forget you. I'll always remember our conversations about the Mets and Giants. Miss you already. Love Ray

Posted by Patricia Colaianni on February 6, 2019 11:21 AM x

My Deepest Condolences to the entire Rivera Family. I have fond memories from early in JoAnn and Gil's relationship of Mr. Rivera, he was a kind gentle man. May he rest in Paradise eternally. With Love, Patricia


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