Hector L. Rivera, age 47, of Dunkirk, NY, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at home.
He was born August 10, 1966 in Jayuya, PR to Wilma Cosme Rivera and the late Raul Rivera.
Hector was raised in Dunkirk and graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1984.
Besides his mother Wilma, he is survived by six sisters, Irene Rivera of Dunkirk, NY, Elizabeth (Justo) Vega, of Jamestown, NY, Milagros (Luis) Alvarez, of Fredonia, NY, Emmauella Rosa Rivera of Jamestown, NY, Carmen (Harry) Echevarria, of Fredonia, NY and Mildred (Paul) Szach, of Dunkirk, NY; and one brother, Raul Rivera, Jr. of Texas. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Besides his father Raul, Hector is predeceased by his sister, Magdalena Fred and infant siblings Jose and Maria Rivera.
Calls may be made Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 20 Central Ave., Fredonia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk, NY, Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. (Please assemble at Church.) Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, 679-9000.