Hilda  Rivera


UNADILLA - Hilda Rivera, 97, of Unadilla, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.
She was born Aug. 17, 1921, daughter of the late Porfidio and Angelina (Nieves) Diaz in Barcelona, Puerto Rico.
Hilda married Gabriel Rivera on April 9, 1947, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He predeceased her on Nov. 12, 2001.
Hilda is survived by her loving family, daughters, Judith and Mike Roldan, Unadilla, and Roxanna Bajra and Abel Alvarez, Connecticut; sons, Gabriel Rivera, Arizona, Edgar Rivera, Florida, Samuel and Christine Rivera, Unadilla; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother and two sisters in Puerto Rico; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also predeceased by a brother and a sister.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Sacred Heart Church, 15 Liberty St,. Sidney. Fr. Bernard Osei Ampong will officiate. Burial will follow in Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Unadilla
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 297 River St. Service Road, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.
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Published on August 11, 2019
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Penny Barnes Marshall
Aug 12, 2019
Dear Rivera family,
SO sorry to hear of grandma's passing. I heard she was a sweet lady from Andrea. My heart is with you at this time. Please know your family is in our prayers