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Anthony William Rivera

April 18, 1996 ~ November 11, 2017 (age 21)

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Anthony William Rivera

4/18/1996 – 11/11/17

A beloved son, brother and grandson was born in East Chicago, Indiana on the 18th day of April of 1996 and passed on the 11th day of November of 2017. He was raised in Hammond, Indiana and resided in his hometown of East Chicago. Anthony has always been known for being the clown of the pact with his great sense of humor always able to turn our frowns to smiles. Also known for his passion for music, tattoos and piercings. loved by all his friends and anyone who has come into contact with him.

Anthony is survived by his mother: Julia Berrocal- Nona, his pops (step-dad): Richard Nona and his father: William Rivera Jr. As well as his siblings only sister: Selena Rivera and brothers: Carlos Rivera, Antonio Rivera, David Rivera, great grandparents: Evertt and Jean Iliff, grandparents: Lydia Morales and William and Betty Rivera Sr, second parents: Alan and Becky Aldaba, god parents: Melissa Santos and Greg Kelly, best friend: Ricardo Feliciano and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Anthony is perceeded in death by grandfather Luis Berrocal, great grandparents: Elisa Sindo, Guadalupe and Ofelia Morales, brother: Christian Iliff and cousin Desmian Santos as well as many others.

Friends are invited to meet with the family at Bocken Funeral Home 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Private cremation will follow.

He had dreams of becoming a rapper and giving his younger siblings the best life they could ever ask for. So, they can have a great future with success. Although his life has been cut short Anthony William Rivera will make moves from the afterlife as these dreams will be fulfilled.

“In Yeezus name 2High”

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 Service Information

November 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bocken Funeral Home

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