Olga R. Rivera

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Olga R. Rivera, 83, of Uvalde died on May 2, 2014, at her residence. She was born on Nov. 15, 1930, in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria de Refugio Rodriquez and Eulalio Palomarez. She married Fidencio Rivera in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico. She is survived by her husband; eight daughters, Luz Alicia Martinez and husband, Tony, Silvia R. Ruiz, Rebecca Rivera, Delia Aviles and husband, Adam, Sulema Flores, Ester Rodriquez and companion, Jaime Cortez, Susana Rivera, all of Uvalde and Ida Smylie of New Braunfels: two sons, Fidencio Rivera and wife, Elsa, and Fernando Rivera and wife, Susie, all of Uvalde; two brothers, Andres Rodriquez and Jose Rodriquez, both of Monclova, Mexico; daughter-in-law, Estella Rivera of Uvalde; 34 grandchildren; 63 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Olgita Rivera and Juanita Rivera; one son, Fermin Rivera; and one son-in-law, Sam Flores. A prayer service was held on May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. A funeral Mass was held on Monday at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fidencio Rivera III, Jeremiah Martinez, Gilbert Rodriquez, Ricardo Ruiz, Fernando Rivera Jr., Daniel Gonzales, Adrian Aviles, Fermin Rivera Jr. and Nathan Flores. Honorary Pallbearers were her daughters. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
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