Cheryl Marie Rivera

Cheryl Ann Marie Rivera


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Mrs. Cheryl Ann Marie Rivera, of Port Jervis, NY, died unexpectedly at Good Samaritan hospital in Suffern, NY on Monday May 30 with her husband at her side. She was 54. She was the first child born to the late Barbara Ann Lopusnak and John Thomas Kahlert in Passaic, NJ on April 30, 1957. Cheryl will always be remembered for her kindness, her love of life, and her devotion to family and friends. Her generous spirit will live on in the hearts of all whose lives she touched. She leaves behind her loving husband Louis "Tito" Rivera, her beloved children James Booth, John Booth, Tiffany Booth, and Jessica Booth Palamara and husband Ben, and her six adored grandchildren, Victoria, Christian, Anthony, Vincent, Aliyonna and Kayla. She is also survived by her sisters Kathleen Dignardi and husband Mark, Jacqueline Magill and husband Scott, Dolores Coughlin and husband Bill, Danielle Boucher and husband Michael, her brother Joseph Leskanic and wife Stacey, stepfather Dennis Leskanic, stepbrothers Dennis Leskanic, Brian Leskanic and wife Lori, seventeen nieces and nephews, as well as a large blended and extended family. Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 8:00pm at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME. Cremation will be held at H.G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church, 85 E. Main St., P.O. Box 60, Port Jervis, NY 12771-0060. Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States