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Nelson Rivera, SMSgt, USAF-Ret

November 4, 1936 January 1, 2019
Nelson Rivera, SMSgt, USAF-Ret
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Nelson “Chico” Rivera (Age 82)
SMSgt, USAF-(Ret)
Passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Falls Church, Va.
Beloved husband for 60 years of Gillian Rivera; devoted son of
Clara Torres and the late Nelson Rivera, Sr; loving father of Zara Rivera
Richards and father-in-law of John Richards; loving grandfather
to Rocco, Dominic, Miriam, Tahlia and Michael Richards; brother
of Evelyn Rivera and the late Alice Acosta and Sylvia Rivera;
uncle of Paul Foulder, Ivan, Ernest, Kathy and Diana Acosta and
Raymond Camara. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Nelson was an active member and President of the Civitan Club
of Arlington. Memorial services will be held at Vienna
Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE Vienna, Va. on
Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1 PM with a reception to follow
at the church. Nelson will be buried at Arlington National
Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that
Donations be made in Nelson’s name to the Parkinsons Foundation.

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1:00 PM 2/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Vienna Presbyterian Church

124 Park St. NE
Vienna, VA 22180

A reception will follow in the church hall. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date

Vienna Presbyterian Church
124 Park St. NE Vienna 22180 VA
United States

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