OBITUARY

Guillermo Rivera Texidor

November 28, 1950January 2, 2021
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Pastor Guillermo Rivera Texidor, 70, of East Hartford passed away peacefully on January 2, 2021. Guillermo was born in Puerto Rico on November 28, 1950, the son of the late Guillermo Rivera and Ana Texidor. Guillermo proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during which he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Rifle Marksman. After returning home, Guillermo would later meet and marry his loving wife, Nilda Tirado. Guillermo and Nilda ultimately settled in East Hartford. Guillermo was a proud and devoted husband, father, and friend to all that were blessed to know him

Guillermo enjoyed spending time with his family, both in and out of the Iglesia Pentecostal Jehova Es Mi Luz, where he served as a beloved Pastor. Aside from his family, Guillermo’s passions included being a rabid fan of the New York Yankees and the New York Giants (go Big Blue!).

Guillermo will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Nilda, sons and daughter, Guillermo Jose, Edwin, Kelenlu, Abdiel, and Guillermo, grandchildren, Liam Rivera, Jahir Phillips, Naija Phillips, Elijah Rivera and Dyani Rivera, as well as countless friends and members of the community.

Guillermo’s family would like to thank all who have reached out in support including family and friends, as well as the extended Iglesia Pentecostal Jehova Es Mi Luz family. Guillermo was so much fun to be around and his guests were always guaranteed to have the best time in his company. He will be forever missed by all those who knew and loved him.

A burial service with military honors will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home at 9:00 AM, followed by a burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hartford, CT. If attending, please be cognizant of social distancing and masks will be required to be worn while in the funeral home and at the cemetery in order to ensure the safety and health of all in attendance. Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home is assisting with the services. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com

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  • Burial with Military Honors, Calling Hours

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Donna Lee-Pitt

January 15, 2021

To the Texidor Family, I am very sorry for the loss of your Love one. My friend, neighbor, Guillermo, whom I called, Mr. Rodriguez, for as long as I’ve known him; was such a great man! He will surely be missed, by me & many many others. May he Rest In Paradise (RIP)❤️🙏🏽😇

Love, Donna Lee-Pitt
Neighbor (East Hartford, CT)

Litza Cruz

January 12, 2021

Descansa en paz pastor Guillermo lo voy a extrañar mucho era el mejor pastor que tenia siempre estabas ahy para todo los jóvenes y adultos. Y tenía un buen corazón. Nunca lo olvidaré pastor.

Elizabeth Felix-Matos

January 10, 2021

Pastor Guillermo te vamos extrañar mucho. Mi esposo y yo te amamos mucho y aunque duele tu salida sabemos que está en el cielo con nuestro Señor Jesucristo. Siempre te recordaremos eras un ser humano extraordinario, humilde y siempre demostraste el amor de Dios en ti. Ganaste la batalla siervo!

Rich Vega

January 9, 2021

Desiree Vega

January 9, 2021

Uncle Papo....rest in peace my love, I'll never forget the memories of when I lived with you in Puerto Rico and how you always made me laugh. You took the very best care of me. You had the biggest heart ever. Our family will not be the same, however we will always carry you in our hearts. Tell mama I love and miss her too. Rest easy pa. Love tu primera sobrina.

Ana Texidor Pacheco

January 9, 2021

Es tan dificil que ya no estar as con nosotros aqui en la Tierra pero Se que nuestra Madre es el Angel que Dios escogio para recibirte en el Cielo y que juntos como Guerreros de Dios nos ayudaran a ser fuertes al igual para poder alcanzar la Gloria de Dios en el Nombre de Jesus su Unico Hijo.
Te extrañaré muchisimo pero se que desde siempre fuistes escojido por Dios. Dale mis Saludos abrazos y Besos a nuestra Madre y que descansen Siempre en Paz. Haste pronto❤️🥰

abigail rivera

January 9, 2021

Siempre te recordare Primo que dios te tenga en su reino como su siervo que fuiste. Que en eterna Paz descances 🌹🌹🙏🙏❤❤

Abdiel Rivera

January 8, 2021

We love you Dad and always will. May
God have you in his glory

Abdiel Rivera

January 8, 2021

Abdiel Rivera

January 8, 2021

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