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Gloria Esther (Ayala) Rivera

January 7, 1947 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Gloria Rivera Obituary

Gloria Esther Rivera, 76, of Morrisville, PA, entered into her eternal rest with the Lord on Monday, December 4, 2023 at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico to parents Pablo Ayala and Mariana Altagracia Figueroa.  Gloria has resided in the Trenton/Morrisville area for the past 50 years.  She was employed as an assembler for KNF Neuberger for over 10 years.  

Gloria loved gardening, listening to music, cooking, dancing, playing dominoes, and most of all time spent with her family and her dog Snoopy.  She was a woman of many faces.  Gloria was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

Daughter of the late Pablo Ayala and Mariana Altagracia Figueroa; beloved wife of the late Manuel Angel Rivera, Sr.

Gloria is survived by her four children, Manuel Angel Rivera, Jr., Cynthia Eledy Rivera, Daniel Rivera, and Laura Enid Rivera; her eight cherished grandchildren, Anthony, Alexandra, Victor, Noah, Liliyanna, and Benicio Rivera, Ariana Jenkins, and Cassandra Kelly; two brothers, Jose Ayala and Angel Rafael Ayala; four sisters, Carmen Hernandez, Celimar Ayala, Maritza Santiago, and Mariana Rivera; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.

Family and friends may pay their respects Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619.  Catholic funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, 400 Woolsey St., Hamilton, NJ.  Please visit Gloria’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com 

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December 9, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hamilton Brenna - Cellini Funeral Home
2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Funeral Service
December 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Hamilton Brenna - Cellini Funeral Home
2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619

December 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
400 Woolsey Street
Hamilton, NJ 08610


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