Blanca Rosa Alvarez-Rivera Vda. de Irizarry
Blanca Rosa Alvarez-Rivera Vda. de Irizarry of San Juan, PR, Titusville, FL and Estes Park, CO died at Prospect Park Living Center in Estes Park January 25, 2013 of natural causes. She was 93 years old.
Blanca Rosa Alvarez-Rivera was born August 29, 1919 in Arecibo, PR to Arturo Alvarez-Bravo and Carmen Rivera-Ortiz. She married Anastacio E. Irizarry-Crespo on April 25, 1934. Blanca was a fulltime homemaker and supporter of her husband’s construction business. They had eight children, five of whom survive her: Eddie Irizarry (Millie) of San Juan, PR, Edmond Irizarry (Alida) of Caguas, PR, Edwin Irizarry (Zulma) of Barceloneta, PR, Lydia Donohoe of Reno, NV, and Iris D. Trumbull (Robert) of Estes Park, CO; 20 grandchildren, 30 great grand children, and four great-great grand children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters, three of her young children and her husband of 66 years. Blanca was a happy resident of Prospect Park Living Center (PPLC) for almost three years.
Burial and memorial services will be in San Juan, PR in February.
Memorial contributions may be made to PPLC in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Ave., Estes Park, CO 80517.