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Gabriel Rivera Jr. Dead at 58

Gabriel Rivera Jr.Gabriel Rivera Jr. died on Feb. 12, at his residence. He was 58 years old.

He is survived by his companion, Donna Jullian; daughters: Belinda Rivera, Amalia Samuel, Adrianna Simons, Carmen Johanna Rivera, Angelic Jullian, Jody Jullian and Shena Santiago; sons: Eddie Rivera Sr., Gabriel Rivera III and Ulysses W. Rivera Sr.; and grandchildren: Ulysses Rivera Jr., Adrian Rivera, Elijah Rivera, Jessica Ruiz, Antonio Marcus, Analis Simons, Joaris Simons, Adina Simons, Anthony Thomas, Donna Samuel, Jasmine Samuel, Selena Samuel, Jasheda Rivera, Rasheda Levy, George Levy Jr., Garbriel Rivera IV, Alexe Rivera, Devon Rivera, Donovon Rivera, Victoria and Maricela Figueroa, Christy and Taisha Reyes, Eddie Rivera Jr., Kasim, Delanie, Aaliyah, Casan, Elayna and Rasheda Rivera, and great-grandchild, Mila Thomas. He is also survived by daughters-in-law: Luisa E. Rivera, Maricela Santos and Karen Hill; sons-in-law: Angel Simons, Sylvester Samuel and George Levy Sr.; sisters: Ilda Rivera, Angela Joyeux, Miguelina Rivera, Nilda Rivera and Zorida Rivera; brothers: Louis Sanes, Ernest Meyers, Sotero Sanes, Edwardo Rivera and Israel Rivera; nephews: Victor Martinez, Hector Rivera, Jose Rivera, Joseph Joyeux, Isiaih Meyers, Spraty Sanes, Louis Sanes Jr., Jose Rivera, Adrian Sanes, Ernest Sanes and Isara Sanes; and nieces: Teresita Rivera Dowdy, Marisela Rivera, Jessica Rivera, Angela and Beartice Joyeux, Iida Sanes, Teresita Sanes, Omayra Rivera, Solimar, Angela and Shayla Sanes. Other survivors include: great nieces: Marsierra Pierce, Tichelle Santos, Kahmaria Smith, Jadisha and Jesenia Ramirez, Janelis Rivera, and Layla Rivera; great nephews: Mark Pierce Jr., Hector Rivera III, Tyshawn Dowdy, Jude Ramirez, Joey Rivera, Jose Rivera, Ilvin Rivera, De Andre Rivera and Adrian Rivera; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.
All arrangements are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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