Lourdes Rivera

Lourdes I. (Pena Ortiz) Rivera of Dunkirk, died July 23, 2014 at Brooks Memorial Hospital.

Lourdes was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Nov. 24, 1952 to the late Alejandra Pena and Petra Ortiz. She married Ismael Rivera in Puerto Rico and together they raised two sons, Jose Rivera and Ismael Rivera Jr.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. Lourdes enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting.

Besides her husband Ismael, and sons Jose and Ismael Jr., she is survived by two grandchildren, Victor M. Rivera and Joevaniel Rivera; sisters Miriam (Humberto Olivencia) Pena and Mirna Pena; brothers Jose and Alejandra Pena; several nieces and nephews and dearest friends; Maria Rosado and Frankie and Eileen Figueroa.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Lourdes’ Funeral Service on Sunday, July 27 at the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia and may call to offer their condolences from 12 to 5 p.m.

Interment will be held in Puerto Rico at the convenience of the family.