Luis Rivera – 1949 – 2022 – longtime area car cruiser

Luis Rivera – 1949 – 2022 – longtime area car cruiser

Naugatuck-Luis Enrique Rivera, age 72, beloved husband of June A. (Monroe) Rivera, passed away on Thursday February 17, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital Innovative Care Unit.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on June 3, 1949, he was the son of the late Elauterio Rivera and the late Adela Rivera Rodriguez. Luis had worked at Chase Parkway Subaru for many years, and he also bought and sold classic cars.

Besides his loving wife June, he leaves his daughter, Michelle Rivera of Naugatuck; his siblings, Edwin Santiago, Radames Santiago (Rose), Gilbert Santiago (Nellie), Hector Santiago (Beth), Irma and Mariam Santiago; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives; and his beloved cat Chessie. Luis was predeceased by his brother Johnny Santiago.
Visitation will be held on Friday February 25, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.