Jose Juan Rivera

February 27, 1987 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 36) 36 Years Old

Jose Rivera Obituary

Jose was born and raised in Hartford, CT and was well known, his friends called him Jaypanda.  His father and family called him Jay Jay.  He was the youngest son of Francisco Rivera and the youngest of his siblings, Evelyn Rodriguez, Carmen Rodriguez, Madeline Rivera, Gilberto Rodriguez and Ivan Rodriguez.  He was also a father to a beautiful daughter, Evilancy Nicoll Rivera, who is 5 years old and leaves behind Evilancy's mother; Janet Nicoll Torres.  Jose also leaves behind his current girlfriend of two years and best friend of 15 years,  Charlene (Roxy) Rodriguez.  He was also an amazing step brother to Jesenia Pagan. He looked after her as a kid and taught her how to make the best corn muffins.  He was the type of person who could make anyone laugh, he had this way about him, people just couldn’t help but love him.  He also loved basketball and was a Celtics fan.  He will be missed by all who loved him.

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September 30, 2023

3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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Hartford, CT 06106


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