Recitation of the Holy Rosary
Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Renee Rivera-Kirby
Our Beloved Renee Rivera-Kirby, 51 of Cypress, Texas, was called home by her Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 2, 2019. She was born to Ralph del Bosque Rivera and the late Stella Guerrero Rivera on April 5, 1968. She was preceded in death by her mother, Stella Guerrero Rivera; and her grandparents, Hipolito Gonzales Guerrero, Pauline Adams Guerrero, Bernado Rivera and Ramona del Bosque Rivera.
Renee graduated from David Crockett High School class of 1986, with a Cosmetology license and worked at JC Penny’s Salon, as well as others Salons, from 1986 to 1995. Her mother started her in home day care and Renee helped her run it from 1986 – 2003. She married the love of her life, Keith Kirby on February 13, 2010 and they were married for 9 years. Family always came first with Renee. Her mother taught her and her siblings to always put family first and to value the traditions that had been left to them by our grandparents and great-grandparents. Over her lifetime she made many friends and held them dear to her heart as well.
Renee is survived by her loving husband, Keith Kirby; her father, Ralph del Bosque Rivera; her brother, Ralph G. Rivera Jr.; her sister, Regina D. Rivera (Bobby-Leigh); nephews: Ryan Andrés Rivera and Alexander Rey Rivera; as well as numerous other loving family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Shawn Khan, Orlando Gonzales, Patrick Gonzales, Alfredo Reyna, Ryan Andrés Rivera, Alexander Rey Rivera. Honorary Pallbearer will be Felipe DeJesus Cantu, Jr.
Visitation to pay respects to The Rivera-Kirby family will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with Recitation of the Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Mission Funeral Home – South Side, 6204 South First Street; Austin, Texas 78745. To honor Renee’s wishes, this will be a closed-casket service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019 at San Jose Catholic Church, 435 Oak Crest Ave, Austin, TX 78704. Entombment will follow at Onion Creek Memorial Park.
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