Carmen J. Rivera, age 60, passed away on October 18, 2023, in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born on November 15, 1962, in Bronx, New York, to the late Efrain Rivera and Victoriana Marrero.
A devoted mother, Carmen leaves behind a legacy of love through her children: Andre Rosario, Bobby Rosario (Tracy), Leylani Hernandez, Brandon Hernandez, Angelina Hernandez, and the late Jose F. Rosario (Macho). She was also the proud grandmother of Jovanni Rosario, with another grandchild on the way.
Carmen was a beloved sister to Angel Marty, Elijieo Rivera, Clara Gonzalez, and Gilbert Diaz. Known affectionately as 'TiTi Judy' to many nieces and nephews, Carmen touched the lives of her extended family with warmth and kindness.
Carmen, also known as 'Judy Dee', found joy in the simple pleasures of life. She was a talented crafter, a skillful cook, and had a passion for music. Carmen was renowned among her loved ones as the "coupon queen," skillfully navigating the art of thrift and savings. However, her greatest joy was found in spending time with her family, creating cherished memories that will endure.
Family and friends are welcome on Friday, October 27, 2023, from 5 to 7 p.m., with a Funeral Service being held at 7 p.m., at Slone & Co. Life Celebration Center 3556 W. 130th St. Cleveland, OH 44111.