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Ledia E. Rivera Ruiz Dies

Ledia E. Rivera Ruiz

Ledia E. Rivera Ruiz, better known as “Lilin,” died on Sept. 25.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Inocencia Rivera; father, Cerillo Rivera; and granddaughter, Tynneshia Alexander.

She is survived by her sons: Jorge Gonzalez Jr. and Rafael Rivera; daughter, Lydia Gonzalez; brothers: Juanito Rivera and Jose Luis Rivera; sisters: Maria Rivera, Carmen Rivera and Ilma Rivera; and grandchildren: Neville Donovan, Jorge Gonzalez Jr., Tamiah Graham, Rafael Rivera Jr., Trevor Graham, Ydallia Gonzalez, ZeHuan Daniel and J’nelle Daniel.

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Jorge Gonzalez Jr., Jayda Gonzalez, Amora Gonzalez, Ne’vaeh Donovan and Nevilyah Donovan; daughter-in-law, Karen Gonzalez; best friends: Dolores (Lola) Concepcion and Rowena (Ms. Rena) Penn; and nephews: Hector Viust, Alexander Viust, Sean Rivera, Ezekiel Rivera, Juanito Rivera, Alejandro Fernandez, Carlos Rivera, Rafael Rivera, Pedro Rivera and Javier Guzman.

Other survivors include nieces: Maribel Okiye, Lissette Lawrence, Marisol Ferguson, Elizabeth Sonson, Leticia Quezada, Jesenia Rivera, Luisita Rivera, Lisbeth Pacheco, Angelica Gillispie, Anna Rivera, April Rivera and Marissa Charles; and others too numerous to mention.

Funeral arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services www.turnbullsfuneralhomevi.com

A first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a service at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 21, at Saint Andrew’s Church. interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.

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