OBITUARY

Albert Hewett Rivers "Grandad"

March 20, 1922July 4, 2013

Rivers, Albert Hewett affectionately known as Grandad, 91, of Tampa passed away peacefully on July 4, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. Born on March 20th, 1922 on the island of Oakridge, Honduras to John Leslie and Melita Rosalie Rivers. Albert was a long standing member of the Caribbean American Club. He was a kind and gentle soul who was dedicated to his family and loved his grandchildren dearly. Survivors include his beloved wife of 63 years, Trilby P. Rivers; sons Robert Rivers (Grace), Hewett Rivers (Deloras), Ferris Rivers; daughters Hyacinth Scott (Dervyn), Gladys Sanns (Jim, deceased), Nellie Patton (Bill); brother Archie and sister Hessie Chahin; 13 grandchildren, Tina, Charles Rivers; Michael, Christopher, Patrick, Timothy and Katie Rivers; Dean, Sheena Scott; Frank, Donna Sanns, Michelle, Trey Patton; 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild; extended loving family and circle of dear friends. The family of Albert Rivers wish to thank Dr. Mark Stern, Dr. Angela Ross-Johnson, and the nurses and staff of Continucare. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 13, from 6-8 pm. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, July 14 at 2 pm both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home, Brandon. Interment will follow at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens, Brandon. Albert will be deeply missed and forever loved.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, July 14, 2013
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Albert Hewett Rivers "Grandad"

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