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Carlos E. Sivira

August 21, 2019

Carlos Enrique Sivira

Carlos Enrique Sivira,  57, Passed away on August 21, 2019 of Union NJ.

Husband of Emma Gimenez.

Father of Karlem Sivira, Emmy Sivira

Brother of Alexis, Omar, Francia, Mirym, Marisol and Isabel.

Carlos was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. There he graduated as a Public Accountant at the Universidad Santa Maria, with a Masters in International Commerce at the Universidad Metropolitana. He worked at Price Waterhouse and then founded his own Accounting Firm Sivira & Asociados. He also taught taxes at the Universidad Santa Maria. 

He arrived in the US in 2005 and lived in Chatham before moving to Union in 2014. Once in the States, he was an Accountant with G&A Services LLC in Edison for three years, became a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus at the Summit Council, and a Minister of the Word at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit, where he became a very active member of the Pasion de Cristo church group. He was a generous contributor to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Salesian Missions, among many other medical and religious organizations. 

He loved salsa, dancing, singing, and traveling. He was an avid baseball fan with his favorite team being the Leones del Caracas (los mejores!). He was a faithful husband, loving father, and a kind friend to many.

Visitation at the Galante Funeral Home 2800 Morris Ave. in Union on Monday from 9AM to 11AM with a funeral mass to follow at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit at 11:30AM.

Interment at Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth.

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