Americo "Rico"'s Story
Americo “Rico” Alvarado of Haverhill and formerly of Jersey City, N.J. and Lynn, died peacefully with his wife by his side at the Hannah Duston Long Term Healthcare Center, Haverhill on May 2, 2017 at the age of 92.
Rico was born on June 22, 1924 in Salinas, Puerto Rico, relocated to the United States in 1954, and proudly served his country during the Korean War as a Corporal in the U. S. Army.
Rico will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife of 66 years, Maria Theresa (Rivera) Alvarado; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Patricia Alvarado of Atkinson, N.H. and Albert and Channa Ann Alvarado of Newton, N.H.; his grandchildren, William Alvarado, Jr. of Lynn, Vanessa M. Alvarado of Manchester, N.H., Maria A. Alvarado, Jazmin Alvarado and Americo “Rico” Alvarado, all of Newton, NH; along with several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his half-brother.
All are welcome to attend calling hours to celebrate Rico’s life today, Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. His funeral will begin on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. James Church, Haverhill. Burial with military honors will follow in Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be mailed to St. James Church, 6 Cottage St., Haverhill, MA 01830.
For directions to our home or to send a message of condolence, please visit our website at www.berubecomeau.com.
Published on  May 5, 2017