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Pura Rivera-Rodriguez

February 12, 1930 - September 15, 2016

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Pura Rivera-Rodriguez, age 86, of Toms River, NJ passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at the Green Acres Manor Long Term Care Center in Toms River, NJ. Pura was born on February 12, 1930 in Utuado, Puerto Rico and she was the daughter of the late Manzaraete Rosario and Jose Maldonado. She was an area resident for most of her life. Pura was a devoted homemaker. Her family meant everything to her, and she loved to cook for all of her friends and family. She is remembered for having an unconditional love for everyone...

Pura Rivera-Rodriguez, age 86, of Toms River, NJ passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at the Green Acres Manor Long Term Care Center in Toms River, NJ. Pura was born on February 12, 1930 in Utuado, Puerto Rico and she was the daughter of the late Manzaraete Rosario and Jose Maldonado. She was an area resident for most of her life. Pura was a devoted homemaker. Her family meant everything to her, and she loved to cook for all of her friends and family. She is remembered for having an unconditional love for everyone in her life. She is survived by her beloved husband Angelo Rivera-Rodriguez; her children and their spouses, Alfredo Maldonado & Aida, Angelo Rivera-Rodriguez, Jr., Maria Polumbo, Jane Alonso & Juan, Suzie Angeles & Marino, Ricky Jesus Rivera, and Nelson Rivera & Jan; her 23 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Her funeral service will follow at 12 noon in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Lakewood.