AWILDO (WILLIE) RIVERA, 66, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at his residence.
He was born March 22, 1940 in Puerto Rico and moved to Port Charlotte 15
years ago from Gary, Indiana. He was a retired steel mill worker.
He is survived by his loving family, life partner, Mirva Rivera; a daughter, Mary Rivera of San Antonio, TX; Five sons, Javiel Rivera of Port Charlotte, Angel Rivera of Nokomis, FL, Robert Rivera of Seymour, IN, John Rivera of Seymour, and Joey Rivera of Jeffersonville, IN; his father, Armando Rivera of Miami, FL; two sisters, Hilda Diaz of Polk County, FL and Maria Brown of Hobart, IN; three brothers, Louis Rivera, John Rivera and Richard Rivera all of Miami; and 12 grandchildren. A special thanks to the Hernandez family and the Torres family and all those who helped during Willie’s illness. He is preceded in death by his mother Matilda Rivera.