Rivera, Patti (55) of Ocala, Florida and formally of Brigantine, New Jersey and Middlesex County went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, surrounded by her family and friends and holding hands with her husband. Patti was born in Newark, New Jersey preceded in death by her parents Barbara Brucato and William McMahon on October 20, 1963. She graduated from H.G. Hoffman High School in 1981 in South Amboy, New Jersey.
On July 19, 1997 she married the love of her life Carlos Rivera a devoted man who always stood by her side. After she married she relocated to live in Brigantine, New Jersey. Patti was a devoted wife, enjoyed being a housewife, a great lover of animals, her friends and family. She loved to drink coffee in the morning reading her newspaper, watch her favorite shows and do her crosswords.
Her working career started at Transcriptions LTD in East Brunswick, New Jersey and finished at Bally's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey as a VIP agent. She was well known for her compassion for others. She is survived by her loving husband of 24 years Carlos Rivera and children Migdalia (Silton) Minerva, Mariela, Carlos Jr., Michelle and Christopher; her two brothers Richard and (Melissa) McMahon of Morganville, NJ and children Rae Ann and Leigh Ann, William and wife Margaret McMahon from Monmouth JCT and their daughter Shannon, her sister Chi and husband Frank Dibona from Little Egg Harbor , New Jersey and children Alexis and Gianna and Francesca, her sisters in-law Blanca Munguia from Atlantic City, NJ and children Henry, Johnathan, Alejandro and Ivelisse and Gloria Collazo from Puerto Rico and children Eunice, Gloria, Yanice and Bryan; her grandkids , Marisol, Melissa, David Jr. Milagros, Madison Y'Annelise D'Amaris, Justyn, Emmylia, Viviana, Marilyn and Alexander, her friends of life, Diane Connors and her husband Frank of Weeki Wachee, Florida, Rose Nardi and children Benny and Ryan of Ocala, Florida and also her second mom Anne Laratta of Old Bridge, NJ.
No funeral services will be held in Ocala, FLorida. Final funeral arrangements will be under the care of Adams-Perfect Funeral Home, Inc. 1650 New Road Northfield, NJ. A visitation will be held on Friday April 12, 2019 from 9:30 AM t0 10:30 AM followed by a mass of christian burial at Saint Thomas Roman Catholic Church, 331 8th Street S. Brigantine, New Jersey at 11:00 AM. Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery 5061 Harding Highway, Mays Landing, NJ. Everyone is welcome to attend.