Iris Vilma Solivan

March 8, 1947 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 74)


Iris Vilma Solivan, 74, of downtown Jersey City; formerly of Salinas, Puerto Rico; entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.  She was born to the late parents, Enrique and Amelia on March 8, 1947 and traveled to New Jersey at a young age where she became a lifelong resident.  After high school, she became a business owner of a grocery store, and built her life up.  She dedicated herself to working hard and made many memories for her family in the house she grew up in.  She is a devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Church.  Iris was a mother figure to all having worked in the child care services and loving nanny for many years.   She enjoyed crocheting, walking around outdoors, and spending time down by the Waterfront taking many splendid pictures.   She also enjoyed sharing her culinary creations with everyone on Facebook. 


Iris is the beloved mother of Eric Solivan and his wife, Trina; Frankie Solivan and his wife, Stacy; to the late, Annette Solivan; and to her son, Luciano Dinguis; cherished sister of Enrique Ramos, Betty Ramos, and Lisa Modesto and her husband, Rafael and niece, Kayla; beloved grandmother to Justin, Jeremy, and Dylan; and great grandmother to Tobias.  She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and nephews. 


Visitation is Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City, NJ. (For GPS navigation it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street). Funeral is Monday, November 22, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 254 2nd Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302.  Interment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, 823 West Side Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07306. In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made to the Disabled Veterans of America: (

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November 21, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
November 22, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception Church
254 Second Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302

November 22, 2021

11:45 AM
Holy Name Cemetery
823 West Side Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306


Disabled American Veterans
20 Washington Place, Newark NJ 07102
Tel: 1-973-297-3378

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