Transportation 18

Gregory Joseph Rivera

February 4, 1960 ~ December 11, 2020 (age 60)


Gregory Joseph Rivera passed away on December 11, 2020. Beloved husband of Deborah (nee Battista) Rivera. Loving father of Leticia Ortega; Gregory Rivera; Eddie Rivera; Joseph Rivera; Nicolas Rivera; Michael Mancilla; and Robert Mancilla. Cherished grandfather to 20 grandchildren. Proud great grandfather of three great grandchildren. Devoted brother of Samuel Rivera; Manuel Leddesma; late Jessie Leddesma; Rosetta Leddesman; Susie Rivera; Dolores Grande, late Rebecca Medrano; late Angela Rivera; and Margie Falcon. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Devoted son of the late Gregory and Angela (nee Quiroz) Rivera. Past president of Mixtecas who loved motorcycles.

Visitation from 3:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday, December 18, 2020 at Maher Funeral Home, 17101 71st Avenue, Tinley Park, Illinois 60477 Tel: (708) 781-9212. Family to speak at 7:00 p.m. Prayers at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, December 19, 2020, at Maher Funeral Home, with funeral procession to St. Mark Catholic Church at 1048 North Campbell Avenue , Chicago, Illinois 60622 Tel: (773) 593-2719 for 9:30 a.m. Mass, Father Martin Ibarra, officiating. St. Mark's, in observance of COVID-19 protocols, requires masks and attendees for the funeral Mass are asked to provide their names to the family to ensure appropriate social distancing during the religious ceremony. Interment private.

To view and sign the guest book, please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gregory Joseph Rivera, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Gregory Joseph Rivera
© 2021 Maher Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy