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Marvin A. "Chato" Rivera, Sr.

September 15, 1950 March 5, 2019
Marvin  A. "Chato" Rivera, Sr.
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Marvin “Chato” Rivera, Sr.
The family of Marvin Rivera, Sr. affectionately known as “CHATO” sadly announce his death on March 5, 2019, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 68 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing on Sunday, March 24 at Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix, from 2 to 4 p.m. The second viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on March 25 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Anna’s Retreat followed by Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m.
Internment is at Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay.
He was preceded in death by his mother: Josephine Graham, Step-Mother: Inez Christopher (Ms. Inez), Father: Felix Rivera, Son: Antoine Marvin Rivera, and Sister: Luella Stridiron.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Lois C. Rivera; his children, La Tawnya Rivera-Hardy, Marvin “Chato” Rivera, Jr., Juan Rivera, LaMarr Rivera, Jamel Rivera, Jose Rivera-Felix, Davina Brooks, and Yavonne Marie Johnson. Grandchildren: La Kendray Burks, Marvin Rivera, III; Antoine M. Rivera, Jr., Marquise Rivera, Olasee Brewer, Marciano Rivera, Johnathan Hardy, Jr., She’Miah Rivera, Juwan Rivera, Zaniyah Rivera, Malachi & Malaya Rivera, Eshe Rivera, Jahmarlli Rivera, Jahmari Rivera, Jahmel Rivera, Jamiqua Rivera, Jamel Raimer and Melonie Maria Covell.
Great-grandchildren: Markel Rivera, Ka’Mani Rivera, Amare Rivera and A’Marli Jamir Christian.
Sister: Lydia Rivera-Greenaway, Brothers: Pedrito and Isabello Rivera.
Sisters-in-Law: Nolda Joseph, P. Constance Estrill, Ceciline Turnbull, Vernell Murraine and Carolee Rivera.
Sons-in-Law: Johnathan Hardy, Jr., and Michael Allen.
Brothers-in-Law: Fitzgerald Murraine, Esq., Orneal Murraine, Vanier Murraine, Sr., and Conrad Murraine.
Uncles-in-Law: Eustace Joseph, Bernard Joseph, Arthur “Gaytee” Joseph.
God-daughter: Tricia Blyden
Special Friends: Rose Rodriquez and family.
Nieces: Felecia Rivera, Valencia Rivera, Antonio Rivera-Williams, Lois Stridiron (special niece), Alicia Stridiron, Sherry Stridiron and Glenda Stridiron.
Great-Nieces: Tierra Rivera Brown, Sydney Williams, Keandrana Stridiron-Challenger, Tameeka Garcia, Chamblee Harris, Moneek Stridiron, Arkeisa Brown.
Great-great nieces: Sha’bria Stridiron, Sha’mira Stridiron, Sha’Kia Stridiron, Adrionna Stridiron-Brown, Markeisa Stridiron- Mosley, Dominic Stridiron.
Nephews: Glendale Truly, Lloyd Stridiron, Luwellen Stridiron, Jr.,
Great Nephews: Mason Williams, Christian Rivera Smooth, Freddie Harris III; Kofi Harris, Kendrick Stridiron, and Harold Stridiron.
Great-great Nephews: Ke’Shaun Williams, Chase Long, Sulai Garcia-Lewis, Kadae Stridiron, Kanard Stridiron.
Cousins: Anjelica Santiago, Zuleemah Edwards, Kirvin Santiago, III, Roy Estrill, Sr., Dean Turnbull, Kirvin Santiago IV, Robert Williams, Joseph “Joe” Clendinen, Lucia Ottley (God sister), Christine Dazle, Gladis Dazel, Erica Dazel, Anne Clendinen, Ambrozine Santiago-Brathwaite & husband Vincent Brathwaite, Dennis Murraine, La Tisha Turnbull, Maria Murraine, and a host of cousins.
Friends: Louis George, Lawrence (Kahki) Daniel, Wayne “Tabay” Thomas, Kenneth “Junior” Molenaar, Jose “P-Ting” Garcia, Anthony “Gala” Stridiron, Carlos O’Neal, Rene “Tito” Garcia, Vernol “T-Bull” Turnbull and Calvin “Goose” Harrigan.
Family friend: Ms. Maureen Welsh and a host of friends too numerous to mention.
For directions and online condolences, please visit www.hurleydavisfuneralhome.com
Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix.


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Visitation

Sunday

24

Mar

2:00 PM 3/24/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/24/2019 4:00:00 PM
Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals

3192 Altona and Welgunst
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals
3192 Altona and Welgunst St. Thomas 00802 VI
United States

Visitation

Monday

25

Mar

9:00 AM 3/25/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 3/25/2019 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Holy Family Catholic Church
Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas 00802 VI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday

25

Mar

10:00 AM 3/25/2019 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Holy Family Catholic Church
Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas 00802 VI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Eastern Cemetery Final Resting Place

Smith Bay
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Smith Bay St. Thomas 00802 VI
United States
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