Obituary of Lemuel Rivera
Lemuel J. Rivera KISSIMMEE, FL – Lemuel J. Rivera, age 83, of Kissimmee, FL, passed away January 12, 2012, at his home. He was born November 20, 1928, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Juan and Antonia (Capetillo) Rivera. Lemuel served in the US Army in 1950. He married Emma Rodriquez in Adrian, MI., and she preceded him in death. Lemuel was a Metallurgist with GM. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He loved spending time with his family and friends, and enjoyed listening to music and singing. Lemuel is survived by his four daughters, Alba (Mike) Bosanac of Monroe, Nixa Rivera of Adrain, Tania (Chris) Kimmerer of Britton and Vanessa (Kevin) Letcher of Royal Oak; two brothers, Jorge (Haydee) Rivera of San Juan, Puerto Rico and Ceasar (Irma) Rivera of Orlando, FL; one sister, Ixia (Pancho) Collazo San Juan, Puerto Rico; and 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Nilda. Cremation has taken place and burial of cremains will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee.
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