Jose Angel Rivera

July 26, 1948May 10, 2018

Jose Angel Rivera, age 69, resident of Columbus, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled at Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus on Monday, May 14, 2018, 3 p.m. with Reverend Dennis Lacy and Reverend Mike McBride officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Mr. Rivera, son of the late Jose Cartagena Rivera and Ana Olga Calcorzi Figueroa Rivera, was born July 27, 1948 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. He was employed by Bell South Telephone Company, where he faithfully worked for many years. He is survived by one daughter, Olga Angelic "Angie" Day and her husband Joseph Brent Day; one grandson, Samuel Elijah Day; three sisters, Enid M. Baez, Milagros Rivera, and Gladys Webb; one brother, Hector Rivera and his wife Monika; nieces, Elizabeth Rivera, Tracy Webb, and Leslie Webb; nephew, Robert Rivera; other relatives and friends.


  • Jose Cartagena Rivera, Father
  • Ana Olga Calcorzi Rivera, Mother
  • Olga Angelic "Angie" (Joseph Brent) Day, Daughter
  • Samuel Elijah Day, Grandson
  • Enid M. Baez, Sister
  • Milagros Rivera, Sister
  • Gladys Webb, Sister
  • Hector (Monika) Rivera, Brother
  • Robert Rivera, Nephew
  • Elizabeth Rivera, Niece
  • Tracy Webb, Niece
  • Leslie Webb, Niece
  • Mr. Rivera also leaves several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


  • Visitation Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 14, 2018

Jose Angel Rivera

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Catherine Hogan

May 19, 2018

There will never be another Jose' . I am forever grateful for having known and loved him. There is no relief from the pain I feel in my heart. Thank you Jose' for allowing me to be a part of your life. May you forever rest in peace, free from pain and sorrow.