Rafael Rivera, age 71, passed away into the peaceful Glorious rest of the Lord on February 13, 2018 in Bridgeport Hospital. He was born in Camuy, Puerto Rico before moving to the United States many years ago. He was employed by the Good Shepherd Christian Church for many years. Rafael is survived by many friends whom will dearly miss him. May he sleep peacefully until the great day of Resurrection with our Lord. Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Christian Church, 725 Hancock Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605. An online Memorial Page has been established as a place to share your memories, thoughts, prayers, pictures and so much more but can ONLY and EXCLUSIVELY be found at www.luzdepaz.com.