Claudio Rivera, Jr., 76, beloved husband of 48 years, of Nancy E. (Rodriguez) Rivera, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at his home in Springfield, with his loving family at his side.
Claudio was born on January 29, 1944, in New York City, NY, a loving son of Claudio, Sr. and Gloria (Rodriguez) Rivera. He was a longtime resident of Springfield.
Claudio was a retiree from United Technologies in East Hartford, CT. where he worked as security officer, for over 17 years. He also worked at Mass Mutual in Springfield, and General FiberBox, West Springfield.
Claudio was an affiliated member of the Jehovah Witness Organization for many years.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Nancy and three children, Daniel Rivera and his wife, Janette, Andre Rivera, and Nancy Yvette Rivera all of Springfield; brother, Jose “Joe” Rivera and sister, Nydia Sapia both of New York City; seven cherished grandchildren, Alivia, Sophia, Leila, Noemi, Amalia, Annalisa, and Jayden; and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday, October 2, for a period of visitation for Claudio, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Hafey Springfield Chapels, 494 Belmont Avenue, followed by a service in the funeral home at 11:30 a.m.
Burial will follow immediately after the service at Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield. www.hafeyfuneralservice.com
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