Angel Jesus "Suso" Rivera Merced

Angel Jesus Rivera Merced was born on December 9, 1934, to Julia Merced and Cristino Rivera in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. He passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019, at his home surround by his family.

"Suso" as he was affectionately called was educated in Puerto Rico. After graduating, he enlisted in the United States Army, where he served during the Korean Conflict. After the military, Angel returned to Puerto Rico to live. In 1979, he moved to Newark, New Jersey, where he worked as a truck driver for many years. He was last employed by; Royal Prime Windows in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Suso enjoyed fishing, working on his car's and frequenting at the Taj Ma Hal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where he moved to in 2004.

Angel was predeceased by: parents, Julia and Cristino Rivera.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife, Elisa Rivera; children, Daisy Roldan, Lucy Roldan, Janette Rivera and Angel Rivera; grandchildren, Jeanyka Rios, Mon'l Martinez, Edgar Ribbon, Dana Villanueva Carroll, Giselle Reyes, Anthony Roldan, Jose Marrero, Angel Marrero, Alexis Juan, Johnathan Juan, Angel Rivera, Jr., Jazlyne Rivera, Jovannie Rivera and Angelina Rivera; great grandchildren, Isaiah Franco, Donavin Portillo, Ilysse Carroll, Abigail Tejada, Jeremiah Tejada, Anthony Roldan, Jr., Alexarie Juan, Janelis Juan, Jianna Juan, Jennica Juan, Sofia Rivera, Michael Marrero, Harlow Marrero, Ruby Marrero, Maverick Marrero,Jocelyn Marrero, Montana Marrero, Jayden Marrero, Noelia Marrero, Teresa Martinez and Christian Ribbon; sister, Rosita Rivera; and host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services will be 6PM Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City, where friends may call after 4PM. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., Atlantic City, where condolences may be left at