Felicita Rivera, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 7.
Rivera was born in Anasco, Puerto Rico. She was a Rockaway resident for 60 years.
Rivera was preceded in death by her husband, Camilo Rivera; son, Celestino Rivera; and daughter, Estelle Rivera.
She is survived by her sons, Candido, Charlie, James, Camilo Jr., Ferdinand, Daniel, and Richard Rivera; daughters, Rose Milman, Yvonne Rivera and Nancy Santiago; sister, Saturnina Carrero; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach. Interment followed at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.