Rosa Julia Rivera

Friday, July 13, 2018

Rosa Julia Rivera of Greencastle passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Feb. 16, 1922.

Mrs. Rivera was a registered nurse until her retirement in 1992. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving as a nurse, and was stationed in Osaka, Japan, Fort Sam Houston and the Presidio.

She was preceded in death by Enrique “Quico” Rivera Prats, her husband of 58 years, as well as her parents, Ricardo Ferrer Calvo and Francisca Martinez Santiago.

She is survived by a daughter, Ivonne Julia Rivera of Greencastle; son Victor Rivera; and grandchildren Michael A. Below Jr., Rachael Below Allee and David J. Martens II. She is also survived by great-grandchildren Kaden Michael Below and Angelo Rivera Below.

She touched many lives in her 96 years. Rest in peace, Mom.

Until we meet again.