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Edward Rivas

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Edward Rivas Obituary
EDWARD A. RIVAS With great strength and courage, Edward A. Rivas passed away at his home in Riverside on 10/21/2010. Ed was surrounded by the family he loved, and who dearly loved him. Born in Torrance on 2/26/1949, he proudly served as Sgt. in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was a paratrooper with 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions. Edward was a retired firefighter with LA City for 34 years. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Edward is survived by his wife, Bobbie; son, Ed Jr. (and Maria); son, Gabriel (and Coa); daughter, Amber; and five grandchildren, Alexiss, Amiah, Aaliya, Eddie III, and Luke Roc Rivas; brother, Art; niece, April; nephew, Anthony. Rosary 11/1/10 at 6:00pm at Acheson & Graham Mortuary, Riverside. Holy Mass on 11/02/10 at 10:00am at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church. Interment at Riverside National Cemetery. Our sincerest gratitude to Chapman Hospice, 6736 Palm Ave., Riverside, CA 92506 for the tremendous care and compassion shown to Ed. Donations to Chapman Hospice in memory of Ed Rivas are greatly appreciated and will be fully acknowledged. Arrangements under the direction of Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary (951) 688-1221 www.achesonandgraham.com
Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 30, 2010
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