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Oscar Rivera Rosario

August 10, 1945 ~ April 27, 2019 (age 73)


WORCESTER – Oscar Rivera Rosario, 73, of Worcester, died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at UMass Memorial – Lake Ave surrounded by his loving family.

He leaves a son, Danny O. Rivera of Putnam, CT; five daughters, Kim M. Rivera of Springfield, MA, Joanne R. Soares and Lesley Rivera both of Manchester, NH, Joyce Rivera of Worcester and Julia D. Rivera of Worcester ; a brother, Angevin Rivera of Worcester, a sister, Carmen Melendez of New York; 12 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  He was born in Manati, Puerto Rico, son of Francisco Rivera and Amelia Rosario. 

Oscar was a maintenance worker for a local cleaning company.  He was a loving, caring man, he loved helping people and would give you the shirt off his back.  Oscar was well known and loved by many in Worcester, Leominster, Fitchburg and Southbridge.

A funeral Service will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 10:00 am at Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave.  Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Worcester.  Calling hours will be held Monday, May 6 from 5 – 7 pm at the funeral home.

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May 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rice Funeral Home
300 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609-1805

Funeral Service
May 7, 2019

10:00 AM
Rice Funeral Home
300 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609-1805

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