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Joshua Rivera

Obituary for Joshua Rivera

June 2, 2017
New Haven, Connecticut

Beloved Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend


Joshua Rivera, 27 of New Haven died suddenly on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Josh was born in New Haven on October 26, 1989, a son of the late Santiago Falero, Sr. and the late Maria Rivera, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He attended Wilbur Cross High School, and received his GED from New Haven Adult Education. Josh loved video games, they were his passion and his life, and he became a professional gamer. He is survived by two brothers, José Santiago of New Haven, and Santiago Falero, Jr. of West Haven, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Josh's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Iglesia Cristiana Estrella Resplandeciente de Jacob (formerly Second Star of Jacob Christian Church) 185 Chapel St., New Haven. A funeral service will take place at the church on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, North Haven. The Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven has been entrusted with arrangements.

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