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Obituary: Lefty Rivera, Pearl Street

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Lefty Rivera, 20, of Pearl Street, died at 9:27 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis.

Funeral will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. William Guevara officiating. Calling will be from 4 p.m. until service time Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lefty Rivera Memorial Fund through the funeral home.

Born in Allentown, Pa., Dec. 23, 1992, Lefty was the son of Urbano Rivera and Iris Morales.

He is survived by his mother, of Roanoke, VA; grandparents, Ana and Thomas Morales of Puerto Rico; brothers, Juan (Lenick) Adorno of Columbus, Angel Morales of Columbus, Anthony Morales of Roanoke, VA, and Jonatan (Kirsten Patterson) Adorno of Bloomington, IN; a sister, Cindy (Rolando Pagan) Adorno of Columbus; and nieces and nephews, Kiara Picart, Franchesca Jimenez, Airis Adorno, Lydia Adorno, Jayden Adorno and Xiana Adorno.

He was preceded in death by his father.

You may view his video tribute after 4 p.m. Thursday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet at



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