Miriam Rivera, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 18. She was 55.
Rivera was born in Brooklyn. She was the director of recreational activities at the Rockaway Manor Care Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jaime and Leoncia (nee Gonzalez) Rivera; and brother, Jaime Jr.
She is survived by her sisters, Milagros Rivera, Rosita Camacho and her twin, Ada Rivera; brothers, Joseph, Enrique, Felix, Charles, Edward, Jorge and Efraim; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Meserole Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Interment was at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Middle Village.