Mary Jane Rivera, 74

FULTON, NY – Mary Jane House Rivera, 74, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday October 3, 2012, at the Manor at Seneca Hill.

She was born in Fulton and was a life resident.

Mary Jane was a cook at several local restaurants including R.F.H.’s.

Mary Jane Rivera
Mary Jane Rivera

She was a life member of the Merton R. Kemp Marine Corps League Ladies Auxiliary and very active with their Toys for Tots campaign.

Mary Jane was a NASCAR fan, enjoyed playing bingo, bunco and spending time with her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Irene Fredenburg House; and her stepmother, Dora Green House.

Mary Jane is survived by her five children, Mary (Jeff) Manford of Fulton, Arthur (Renee) Hicks, Jr. of Phoenix, Lynn (Chris) White of Scriba, Papo Rivera of Fulton and Carroll (Robert) Bonnie of Fulton; three brothers, Melvin J. House of Fulton, Charles (Martha) House of Hannibal and Michael J. House of Fulton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held noon to 2 p.m. Monday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Burial will be in Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

Contributions in memory of Mary Jane Rivera may be made to Toys for Tots, c/o Chris Jones, 203 E. Bridge St., Oswego, NY 13126.

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Foster Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. Mary Jane was a wonderful woman with a big heart … she will be missed by many … God Bless her family as they go through this difficult time …

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