- December 19, 1942 - January 10, 2017
- Corpus Christi, Texas
of Roberto's Passing
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Roberto P. Rivera was born December 19, 1942 to Carmen P. and Cleofas Rivera in Robstown, Texas.
Roberto passed away January 10, 2017 at home with his family by his side after a short battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Lung Fibrosis. He knew no strangers, and greeted everyone with his million dollar smile. Roberto was a devoted family man, and always rooted for the Dallas Cowboys. He worked his entire career as an automotive body repairman, and he took pride in his skill.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 47 years, Carmen V. Rivera, his son Robert Jr. and daughter Isabel Rivera-Trevino (Luis Arturo), Daniel Rivera (brother) and Sandy Rivera (sister). His eight grandchildren, Tiffany Celeste, Rita Marie, Robin Renee, Victoria Lynn, Johnathan, Isabella, Elijah, and Abri Rose all of Corpus Christi, and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you to his niece Irene Almaguer for her unwavering support to our family, and his nephew Cliofas Rivera for his continuous visits.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.