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Lucille "Lucy" (Apolinar) Rivera


1936 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Lucille "Lucy" (Apolinar) Rivera Obituary
Lucy A. Rivera, 81, of Yuma, entered into eternal life May 9, 2018. She was born May 30, 1936 in Hayden, Arizona to Miguel and Concepcion Apolinar.

Lucy was a Yuma High School graduate class of 1955. She was a member of the Yuma High marching band.

In 1958 she married the love of her life Reynaldo P. Rivera. Lucy worked as a Collector Consultant, and loved her job.

Lucy is survived by her 3 children; Rey (Ana) Rivera, William Rivera, Susan "Buffy" Rivera-Bridgeman. She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, plus numerous nieces and nephews.

Lucy was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years Reynaldo Pina Rivera, her brother Emilio Apolinar, and her sisters Sophie Rico, Mary Lopez, Dolores Calzada, and Margaret Hurtado.

A visitation will be held on Thursday May 17, 2018 from 5 pm to 9 pm at Yuma Mortuary 775 S. 5th Ave. Yuma, Arizona. The Rosary will be at 7 pm. A mass will be held on Friday May 18, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Church 505 S Ave B at 1 pm. Burial will follow at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Rey Rivera, Keilor Rivera, Willie Rivera, Gibby Rivera, Willie Rico, and Emilio Apolinar.

Honorary Pallbearers: Fred A. Rico, Tony A. Rico, Rocky A. Rico, Mike Castro, and Mikey Hernandez.

We would like to thank hospice of Yuma. A special thank you to CA Ernie Munoz and RN Emy Bautista for all the wonderful care you gave our mom in her final days.
Published in The Yuma Sun on May 16, 2018
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