Julius (Jules) Richard Rivera, of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 12, 2023 at Hartford Hospital at the young age of 18. He leaves behind his mother Lindsay Modeen of Plainville and his father Richard Rivera of New Britain; brother Evin Sylvester of Plainville; two sisters: Angelique Rivera of New Britain and Jasmyne Rivera of Bristol; his maternal grandmother Judi (Nana) Schaefer of Plainville and his paternal grandmother Judy Ortiz of New Britain; paternal grandfather Willie Cotto and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He predeceased by his maternal grandfather Roy Modeen. Julius was a music loving teen who enjoyed road trips with his friends and was always up for an adventure. He had a love to shop for clothes and sneaker fetish beyond no control. He sure knew his way around the kitchen and loved to cook and always enjoyed his vitamin sea while swimming at the beach. We will hold him forever in our hearts and cherish the memories that he gave.
A Celebration of Julius’s Life will take place Friday, January 20, 2023 from 10 AM to 12 Noon at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol who has the honor serving his family. A funeral home service led by Pastor Tom Baran will follow at 12 Noon. Burial will private. To leave an online condolence visit Julius’s memorial page at www.FunkFuneralHome.com