Teresa Bonilla Rivera

Teresa Bonilla Rivera, 84, of Elizabethtown, went to be with her Lord on Monday, June 20, 2022. She was born in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, and traveled the world as she supported her husband, Enrique, while he served in the U.S. Army. She was a loving wife and mother who fully devoted herself to her family. Many memories were made around her kitchen table, enjoying her excellent cooking. She was more than generous with her compliments, coffee, and hugs. When her children were young she was a meticulous homemaker, excelling in this role. Later, she worked as a moving consultant for A. Arnold & Sons for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Narcisio and Ines Bonilla; her loving husband of 60 years, Enrique Rivera; a brother, Raul Bonilla; and one granddaughter, Chasity Ray. Teresa is survived by her five children, Candido Rivera of Elizabethtown; Carmen Bivins of Leitchfield; Sanrda (David) Alvey of Louisville; Mindy (Tom) Crawford of Simpsonsville; Maria (Jim) Chaney of Elizabethown; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, KY, with Bro. Chris Kiger officiating. Visitation is from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be held at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery--Central in Radcliff on July 14, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. Condelences may be expressed at brownfuneral.com.


Monday, June 27, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, June 27, 2022 starting at 3:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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