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Irene (Baca) Rivera

September 12, 1931 ~ April 21, 2019 (age 87)

Rivera, Irene Baca

Also known as Queen of San Jose, age 87, passed away Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. She was born in Bernalillo, NM on September 12, 1931, to Santiago and Filomena Montoya Baca. Irene put faith and her family first.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fermin Rivera, and daughter, Dianne Rivera.

Irene is survived by three children: Gilbert Rivera; Shirley Villegas and her husband, Jose; Patrick Rivera; grandchildren Amanda Sena, Stephanie Valencia, Alyssa Chaves, Gabe Rivera, Nicholas Rivera and Jason Chaves, 11 great grandchildren.

A Visitation will be from 12-1pm on Thursday, April 25, 2019 with a Rosary to be recited at 1:00 pm at San Jose Parish, 2401 Broadway Blvd. SE. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park, Albuquerque.

Pallbearers will be Gabe Rivera, Nicholas Rivera, AJ Chaves, Cisco Sena, Chris Chavez, Izaiah Chaves, Deven Pena and Andrew Sena. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com

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Albuquerque, NM 87102


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