Paul J. Rivera, 45, husband of Miranda (Maughan) Rivera, died Saturday January 6th at Manchester Memorial Hospital. Born in Rockville, Paul was a longtime resident of Manchester. He worked at the Gold Club in Hartford for over 22 years. To those who knew him, Paul will be remembered for his big heart and willingness to help people. Besides his wife, Paul is survived by his daughter Kayla Prickett, his grandchildren Dublin and Xavier Mos, his brother Luis Rivera and his wife Jessica and their children Jayden, Brayden and Leslie, his sister Maria Rivera and her children Keegan and Angel and his grandmother Marjorie French. Paul's family would like to offer special thanks to the vascular doctors at Manchester Memorial Hospital.
Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 West Center St. Manchester, from 10:00-12:00 on Thursday, January 11th. Burial will follow at Melrose Cemetery in East Windsor. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20037-1830. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.