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Obituary for Juan Antonio Rivera Jr.

Juan Antonio Rivera, Jr., 55, of Bethlehem, passed away suddenly in his home on June 8, 2022. Born in Pottstown, Montgomery County, he was a son of Juan A. Rivera Sr. and the late Janet (Johnson) Rivera.

His daughter Emily remembers:
"My dad was such an amazing man , he knew how to make you laugh & get under your skin , he loved hard and would do anything he could to help those around him. Things weren’t always perfect but he fought hard and tried his best. He left his mark on a lot of people, I am thankful for the time we had together. This isn’t goodbye it’s see ya later old man! I love you and I hope you’re at peace with mommom . Mateo though he doesn’t know what’s going on loves his Poppop and I will tell him all about you. Thank you for all you have done, your friends & family love and miss you !! "

Survivors: He is survived by his companion, Heather Simko; daughter, Emily Rivera of Shillington; brother, Hilario Rivera; sister, Wanda Lynn Rivera, and a grandson, Mateo Alberto Vargas.

Services: Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to James Funeral Home, Bethlehem.