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Peter Rivera

January 23, 2021


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Peter Rivera

January 23, 2021


Peter Rivera, 58, of Wilkes-Barre passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021, in Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.


He was born in New York City, a son of Wilfred and Martha Beltram Rivera.  He was a graduate of Edison High School in New York.  Peter was employed as a general manager for White Castle Restaurant in New York City.


Peter was an avid fisherman.  He loved computers, TV and Amazon.


He was preceded in death by his brothers, Wilfred and Jesus Rivera.


Surviving is his loving companion, Teresita Gamboa; sisters, Miriam Rivera, Wilkes-Barre and Angela Rivera, New York City; step-daughters, Leila Daley, TX and Priscilla Murphy, NJ; 5 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


Peter’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 3 pm from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Rev. Fidel Ticona will officiate.


Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 1-3 pm at the funeral home. Those who are attending the visitation and service are required to wear a mask and abide by the state social distancing requirements.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Peter’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.