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Michael (Mikey) Rivera

March 31, 1975 - November 29, 2016

Place of Service

St. Rita Church 1620 Whitney Ave. Hamden, CT

Time of Service

Friday December 2 , 2016 at 11 O’clock

Place of Visitation

Colonial, 86 Circular Ave. Hamden

Time of Visitation

Thursday December 1, 2016 from 4-8pm.


Centerville Cemetery

Michael (Mikey) Rivera, 41, of New Haven, passed away on Tuesday November 29th, 2016 peacefully surrounded by his family. Michael was born on March 31, 1975 at YNHH. He is a graduate of Wilbur Cross High School class of 1993. He continued on to be a dedicated and loyal worker in the field of maintenance. Everyone who worked with him marveled at his endless efforts and attention to detail. Michael will be remembered for the love he had for his family, his one of a kind laugh and the devotion he had for his two sons that shined through in everything he accomplished in life. Michael is survived by his parents Carmen (David) Florio of New Haven and Gilbert (Elizabeth) Rivera Sr. of Hamden, his siblings Gilbert (Marcie) Jr., Rodney, Steven, Amanda and Adam, his two sons Michael Jr. and Dvonte Rivera and his nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. He also leaves behind aunts and uncles, cousins and lifelong friends. Also leaves behind his girlfriend Michelle Ruberton. Michael touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity. His sense of humor and his incredible strength endured all the way to the end.


His funeral procession will leave Colonial, 86 Circular Ave. Hamden on Friday December 2, 2016 at 10:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Rita Church at 11 O’clock. Interment will follow in Centerville Cemetery. CALLING HOURS at Colonial THURSDAY from 4-8pm. Condolences may be expressed at