Jose E.Rivera Sr., 65, passed January 20th in Reading Hospital.
He was the longtime companion of Joyce Hillegas.
Born in Villalba, Puerto Rico, he was the son of Luis Rivera and Porfidia Torres.
He worked many years at Laureldale Cemetery as a groundskeeper.
In addition to his companion he is survived by, daughter, Tina Esparza-Guzman fiance of Melkin Lopez Barrios, son, Jose E. Rivera Jr. fiance of Keshia Bennett, grandchildren, Solmari, Juell, Izayah, Alejandro and Reyna, siblings, Domingo, Julia, Cruz and Ada.