Funeral services were held Aug. 31 for Haydee O. Rivera, 68, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 27th. Born in Aibonito, Puerto Rico to the late Eluterio Ortiz and Josefa Rivera, she lived most of her life in Jersey City, before moving to Hamilton 10 years ago. She was a United States Postal worker for the Secaucus Service Center from 1980 – 2005. Haydee served her country in the US Air Force from 1966-1970. She was predeceased by her companion of 10 years John Panan. She is the mother of Jessica ( Freddie) Feliciano, Julio (Emel) Cedeno, and Pedro Pagan Ortiz; and sister of Jesus, Angelo, Ruben, Efrain, Jose, Mercedes, Maria, Lydia and the late Ana and Antonio. She was also the grandmother of seven beautiful grandchildren and aunt of many nieces and nephews. Services arranged by the Introcaso-Angelo Funeral Home, Jersey City.

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