Judith Rivera

Judith Rivera passed into her new world on April 18, 2024 at the age of 87 in Orlando Florida .

Judith Rivera is one of five children. She was born in San Germán , Puerto Rico on January 31, 1937. Lived in Bronx New York for most of her life, later relocated to Orlando Florida in 2004.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Teofilo Rivera and Mariana Vasquez Rivera and her brothers Teofilo Rivera (Jr ) and Fernando Rivera.

She is survived by her son Howard W. ( Arlene ) Ford, daughter Judith ( Charles ) Cortijo, son George Rivera , son Joseph Rivera and grandchildren, Shanta Walker , Salina Ford , Carlos Maldanado , Charles Conley , Christopher Cortijo and Margaret Conley , 11 great grandchildren and sisters Sonia Matos and Aida Matos .

Judy accepted and professed her love for Christ at an early age. She was a true animal lover and had a passion for music. She loved spending time with family. She was particularly fond of holidays, playing the instrument ( maracas) and dancing. Those who knew Judy, knew how generous she was with her time and resources for all of her family and friends. She was the go to person for support and advice.

A celebration of her life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday April 28, 2024 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (Winter Park Chapel).

Funeral service is Monday, April 29, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at Mary, Mother of God Chapel – San Pedro Center, 95 Bishop Grady Lane, Winter Park, Florida 32792.

Interment will follow at Queen of Angels Cemetery, Winter Park, FL.

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