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In Memory of

Eloy Rivera

September 22, 1940 - March 30, 2015

Obituary


Eloy Rivera passed from this earth into the presence of our Lord and Savior on Monday March 30th, 2015. He was 74 years old, born in San Antonio, TX and resided in Houston, TX at the time of his passing. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years Claudine Rivera. He is preceded in death by his parents Martin & Maria Rivera. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Morales her husband George and Elma Moreno and her husband Jesse, his brother Martin Rivera & his wife Esther.
Also survived by stepsons...

Eloy Rivera passed from this earth into the presence of our Lord and Savior on Monday March 30th, 2015. He was 74 years old, born in San Antonio, TX and resided in Houston, TX at the time of his passing. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years Claudine Rivera. He is preceded in death by his parents Martin & Maria Rivera. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Morales her husband George and Elma Moreno and her husband Jesse, his brother Martin Rivera & his wife Esther.
Also survived by stepsons Michael Byerley & Mark Byerley & wife Kelley and three stepgrandchildren.
His children, son Anthony Rivera & wife Linda; his daughters Michelle Rodriguez & husband Roy, Stephanie Martinez & husband Ted. Six grandchildren and one great grandson.
A multitude of loving nieces and nephews..
Eloy, during the course of his battle with cancer, handed out over 200 metal crosses to doctors, nurses, fellow patients at MD Anderson . really everyone he came in contact with. As part of Eloy's legacy, Cross Bearers Ryan and Taylor Byerley will be giving everyone at the service today one of these crosses.
Serving as Pallbearers are Ben Mendez, Buford Jurica, George Morales, Jesse Moreno, Mark Byerley and Martin Rivera.
Eloy lost his battle with multiple myeloma, but true to form, fought this cancer to the very end. He will be missed greatly by all his friends and neighbors. He will be especially missed by his church friends at Gethsemane Lutheran Church where he was a faithful member.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Gethsemane Lutheran Church or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
https://myeloma.org