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.