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March 19, 1959 - September 14, 2020
A memorial service will be planned in the near future in Massachusetts where his children reside. Details will be shared at a later date.
It is with great sadness that the family of Franky Rivera announces his passing on Monday, September 14th, 2020, at the age of 61 years. Franky was born in Jersey City, NJ, where he lived most of his life until he relocated to Florida in mid 2017 for his job of close to 40 years. Franky was predeceased by his mother Carmen Vicente and his father Maximino Rivera. Franky will be lovingly remembered by his two children, daughter Lizbeth, son Frankie, Jr. and their mother Pola; his former wife of 20 years, Carmen and three step children, Benjamin, Francisco and Joann. Franky will also be fondly remembered by his three (3) grandchildren, Efrain, Jr, Frankie Eliam and baby Isabel Avanti; seven (7) step grandchildren, Angela, Francisco, 4th, Jenssix, Jr., Jessenia, Xavier, Oscar and Manny and his 2 sisters, Maria and Julie. Franky was loved by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, coworkers and special friends. Franky was passionate for classic cars and cooking. His favorite classic car was his Avanti II; who’s youngest granddaughter, Isabel Avanti is named after. He loved cooking for family and friends and their events. Franky spent every summer in NJ preparing a family annual pig roast for State Police. He loved preparing food and sharing his recipes with others. He was known for his giving nature and kind heart as well as his jokes. Franky was a very funny guy and had an infectious laugh. His family was everything to him. Lastly, he was a hard worker and took pride in his job. A memorial service will be planned in the near future in Massachusetts where his children reside. Details will be shared at a later date.