Conchita Rivera Dies at 91

Conchita Rivera

Conchita Rivera, also known as “Conchin” of Estate Sion Farm, died on April 2. She was 91 years old.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Parrilla; mother, Petra Carmona; father, Diego Rivera; sisters: Tomasa and Paquita Carmona, Maria Garcia, Carmelita Gautier and Lolita Rivera; brothers: Jose Martinez and Diego Rivera; and grandson, Gary.

She is survived by her sons: Luis Parrilla and Aureo F. Parrilla; grandchildren: Calvin, Alex, Joey, David, Micah and Nico Parrilla, Tamia, D’Rita, Angela, Monica and Clarisa Parrilla, and Suhail, Elicent, Talia, Aisha and Chayanne Parrilla; great-grandchildren: Kendalisse Languedoc, Tasheim Theodore, Tayelen and Tymani Reeves, Yarin Martinez, Mackaysia Rhymer, Daneli and Joshay; sisters: Milagros Rivera, Angelica Danois and Marcelina Allen; and brother, Angel Rivera.

She is also survived by nieces: Lucy Lima, Teotista Roldan, Lidia Camacho, Eloisa Parrilla, Carmen Medina, Sonia Gautier, Medina, Milagros, Melissa and Marise Rivera, Evelyn, Glenda, Lynette and Marisela Rivera and Jackie Ford; nephews: Fredy, Norman and Alexi Danois, Jose, Valentino and Josue Parrilla, Jorge and Maximo Garcia, Antonio, Ernesto and Israel Gautier, Paulino Bogan, Jesus and Omar Rivera; daughter-in-law, Dinorah Parrilla; and sisters-in-law: Rosa Aguiar, Belen Rosa, Herminia Ortiz and Mara Rivera.

Other survivors include special friends and neighbors: Cora, Cepeda, the Todman family, Samuel, Mason, Hernandez, Jacobo (N.Y.), Robin and family, Noelia Flores, Angel Linquist, Oswaldo Villafañe, Jean King, Jamil Newton and Dwayne Cromwell; cousins and other relatives: Rivera, Villanfañe and the Continuum Care family; caregivers: Marva King, Chayanne, Suhail and Elicent Parrilla and Medina Roberts (companion); as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will be held at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.

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