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Carmen S. Rivera

November 8, 1950 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 67)

Carmen S. Rivera, age 67, of East Chicago, Indiana passed away March 2, 2018. She was born November 8, 1950 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. Carmen was the baby of 8 children. She was preceded in death by her parents Raul and Margarita Rodriquez; brothers Ray Bayron and Santos Rivera; sisters Celina Rivera, Rosa Rivera and Mirta Merced. Carmen left behind her husband Jose Velasquez; sons Luis Rivera and Jose Rivera; daughters Jasmine Pino and Marysol Pino; grandsons Jaden Rivera and Efrain Rivera; granddaughter Zaida Rivera; brother Wilfredo Rodriguez; as well as many nieces and nephews. Carmen had many true friends. She was loved by many. She always put joy in all our hearts.
Carmen is not gone---She is that little birdie that we will see every morning.

Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Castle Hill Funeral Home: 248 155th Place, Calumet City, IL 60409 followed by Interment Services at St Joseph Cemetery of Hammond, Indiana. Visitation will be Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

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