Obituary: Mark A. Rivera, 26, of Stratford

Mark A. Rivera, 26, of Stratford, commercial fisherman, died April 3.

Born Jan. 22, 1990, in Valley Stream, N.Y., son of Luis and Gail (White) Rivera and lived in Queens, N.Y., until he moved to Stratford at age 9.

Besides his parents he is survived by his longtime companion and mother of his daughter, Carrie Phillips of Milford; his daughter, Marleigh Hope Rivera of Milford; one brother, Luis Matthew Rivera of Stratford; one sister, Lydia Ann Limiero and her husband, William of Cape Coral, Florida and two nieces, Sydney Rivera and Isabella Limiero, many cousins, aunts and uncles.

Services: Thursday, April 7, 9:30 a.m., William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford and at 10:30 a.m. in St. James Church, 2070 Main Street, Stratford. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Visiting hours: Wednesday, 3-8 p.m.