Rivera, Jean M. 66, of Aurora, IL was called home on December 5, 2013 with her family at her side. She was born May 25, 1947 in Aurora, IL, the daughter of the late Donald and Lucille (Tisler) Springstead. Survivors include her children, Jose "Pucho" Rivera Jr., Carlos Rivera, Candi and Angela Serrano; her grandchildren, Joselito, Alex, Junito, Janessa, Cesar, Fabiola Rivera, Jesse, Ana, Lucy, Benji Ocasio, Channel, Giavanna Serrano; her great-grandchildren, Elijah, Kionne, Francisco, Jaiden, J'Shai, Wayne Jr., and Benjamin Jr.; her daughters-in-law, Angelica Rivera, Adela Rivera, and Christin Wittman; her brothers-in-law, Pedro Rivera, Hector "Neco" Rivera and her sister-in-law, Margarita Rivera; her sister, Donna Mora; as well as nieces and nephews, and countless friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jose "Don Moncho" Rivera; her son, Ramon Luis Rivera; her daughter, Donna Serrano; her brother, Terry Springstead. A funeral mass will take place at St. Mary's Church, 430 E. Downer Pl., Aurora, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013 with Fr. Timothy Piasecki officiating. Interment will be at Spring Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2013 at The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL. For further information, please call 630-897-9291 or visit our website at www.healychapel.com to sign the online guestbook.
Published in Beacon News on Dec. 6, 2013