Patti Rivera, 55 of Ocala, FL and formerly of Brigantine, NJ and Middlesex County went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 surrounded by her family and friends and holding hands with her husband.
Patti was born in Newark, NJ to Barbara Brucato and William McMahon on October 20, 1963and graduated from H.G. Hoffman High School in 1981 in South Amba, NJ. On July 19th,1997 she married the love of her life Carlos Rivera, a devoted man who always stood by her side. After they married, they relocated to Brigantine, NJ. Patti was a devoted wife, she enjoyed being a housewife, she loved animals, her friends and family. She loved drinking coffee in the morning while reading the newspaper, watching her favorite shows and doing crossword puzzles. Patti’s working career started at Transcriptions, LTD in East Brunswick, NJ and finished at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ as a VIP Agent. She was well known to her customers and co-workers for having a positive personality, enthusiasm and love. During Patti’s time in Ocala, she volunteered at Interfaith where she exhibited great passion for the needs of others.
Patti was predeceased by her parents, and is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, Carlos Rivera; Children, Magdalia(Silton), Minerva, Mariela, Carlos, Jr., Michelle and Christopher; Two brothers Richard and wife Melissa McMahon of Morganville, NJ and their children Rae Ann and Leigh Ann, William and wife Margaret McMahon of Monmouth JCT and their daughter Shannon, a sister Chi and her husband Frank Dibona of Little Egg Harbor, NJ and their children Alexis and Gianna; Sister’s in laws Blanca Munguia of Atlantic City, NJ and her children Henry, Jonathan, Alejandro and Ivelisse and Gloria Collazo of Puerto Rico and her children Eunice, Gloria, Yanice and Bryan; Grandchildren, Marisol, Melissa, David, Jr., Milagros, Madison, Y’Annelise, D’Amaris, Justyn, Emmylia Viviana, Marilyn and Alexander; Her friends of life Diane Connors and her husband Frank of Weeki Wachee, FL; Rose Nardi and her children Benny and Ryan of Ocala and also her second mom Anne Laratta of Old Bridge, NJ.
Funeral services for Patti will be held in New Jersey under the direction of Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, in North Field, NJ with Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing, NJ. For service details please call Adams-Perfect at 609-641-0065