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Yolanda "Yolie" Rivera Sanchez

June 24, 1956 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Yolanda "Yolie" Rivera Sanchez Obituary

Yolanda "Yolie" Rivera Sanchez, 67, of Kearny, New Jersey; formerly of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; entered into eternal rest on January 6, 2024.  Yolie worked for many years at Hoboken University Medical Center, and appreciated her coworkers.  She was devoted to her family, her Hope Center Christian family, and even her coworkers became a part of her family as well.  She enjoyed inviting people to her home, cooking for them, and making everyone feel comfortable in her presence.  Some may say she was "the glue that kept everyone together."  She was an avid listener, and enjoyed listening to worship music.  She was the helpful hand to many people throughout her entire life, always giving to those in need even when she was battling cancer.  Despite her illness and pain, she would never lose her faith.  Yolie would always hold her faith strong and dear to her heart.  Her family will always remember her as enjoying the holidays.  She had a knack for decorating and making everything look special.  She will be truly missed by her family and friends.     



Yolanda is the beloved wife of Jose Alvarado, Sr.; treasured mother of Jose Alvarado, Jr.,  Jose O. Alvarado, and Yahaira L. Alvarado; cherished grandmother of Angelica L. Alvarado, Isaiah O. Alvarado, Jeremy K. Feliciano, Josiah M. Feliciano, and Noah J. Alvarado; beloved daughter of Eva and the late Jose O. Rivera; her adored siblings Carmen, Liduvina, Maria, Jose Jr., and Oriolito.  Yolie is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, family, and friends.  



Visitation is Friday, January 12, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City.  (For GPS navigation it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street).   Funeral is Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Arlington Cemetery, 748 Schuyler Ave, Kearny, NJ 07032.  


For Facebook Live Streaming of the Friday's visitation: https://fb.me/e/4oxMqEnjC


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January 12, 2024

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Service (Start & finish time)
January 13, 2024

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

January 13, 2024

10:00 AM
Arlington Cemetery
748 Schuyler Avenue
Kearny, New Jersey 07032


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