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Jose O. Rivillas

February 3, 1940 ~ May 11, 2021 (age 81)



Jose Oscar Rivillas, 81 of Central Falls, passed away on Tuesday May 11, 2021.


Born on February 3, 1940 in Cali, Colombia he was the son of Miguel Rivillas and Inez Libreros.


Oscar as many knew him, was a loving dad, grandfather and great grandfather who enjoyed seeing the family together.


He also loved Salsa Music, as everyone knows Cali, Colombia is the capital of Salsa Music. He was a very happy person and enjoyed showing off his dance moves in family gatherings.

He also enjoyed having conversations of Colombia and Puerto Rico fauna, he was amazed by how similar they were and its culture, people and typical plates. 

Everyone would describe him as a humble, compassionate and strong man full of life.


He was survived by his children: Daughters: Marilyn Colon, Jessica Rivillas Son: Jose Oscar Rivillas Jr.  


Grandchildren: Grace Velazquez, Naomi Colon, Kiara Colon, Crystal Rivillas, Jessynid Feliciano, David Feliciano, Zuleyka Feliciano, Mia Rivillas, Nylah Rivillas, Elyanah Rivillas.


Great Grandchildren: Chris Velazquez Jr.,Jameliz Velazquez, Derozan Colon, Leilany Sanabria, Janalis, Joani.


Brother: Alvaro Rivillas


Niece: Katherin Benavides


Nephew: Alex Rivillas


Per the family please no live recording and no photo taking allowed.


Según la familia, por favor no se permitirá grabación en vivo ni la toma de fotos.

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May 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Providence Memorial Funeral Home
671 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907

Funeral Service
May 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Providence Memorial Funeral Home
671 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907

May 18, 2021

11:30 AM
North Burial Ground
5 Branch Ave.
Providence, RI 02904

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