New London - Reverend Candido O. Rivera Jr., 67, of Ledge Road, New London, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, New London.
Rev. Rivera was born on Sept. 29, 1945 in Puerto Rico the son of Candido and Nicholasa Ortiz Rivers, Sr. He was married to the former Edith L. Morales on Aug. 19, 1927 in New London.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 1 Garvin St., New London.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Assembly of Hope Church, P.O. Box 614, Waterford, CT 06385.
Byles Memorial Home, 99 Huntington St., New London, is assisting his family with the arrangements.
Byles Memorial Home - New London
99 Huntington St
New London, CT 06320
860 442 0343
Published in The Day on Feb. 10, 2013