Jose Alejandro 'Alaho' Rivera
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Jose Alejandro "Alaho" Rivera, 72, of Butler passed away at 5:17 p.m. Thursday at Butler Memorial Hospital.
He was born Feb. 17, 1941, in Camuy, Puerto Rico, to the late Sinesio Rivera Oslan and Laura Rodriguez Santiago.
Mr. Rivera worked as a landscaper and in a greenhouse. He enjoyed bingo, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Rivera is survived by his wife, Hazel Rivera, who he married on March 31, 1989; five sons, Jose Rivera Jr. of Portland, Ore., Miguel Rivera of Butler, Eric Rivera of Florida, Alex Grove of Indianapolis, Ind., and Sergio Rivera; three daughters, Gloria Hess of Butler and Cynthia Rivera and Sarah Williams, both of Florida; and 15 grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Tina Rivera.
Rivera - A memorial service for Jose Alejandro "Alaho" Rivera, who passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Power Of God Pentecostal Church, on the corner of Church and Birch, between Jefferson and Cunningham streets in downtown Butler. Pastor Dan Anthony will officiate.
Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on July 23, 2013