Celia Desrivieres, 85 of Union passed away on July 20, 2022.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Celia at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Friday August 5 from 6-9 PM, and from 9 to 10 AM on Saturday August 6 at St. Leo Church in Irvington, with a funeral mass being celebrated at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth.
For those unable to attend, a zoom livestream will be available beginning on Saturday at 9 AM
Personal Meeting ID 997 533 3817 Password: 2800
Born in Haiti, Celia moved to Irvington in 2004 before settling in Union in 2009. She was a resilient, hard-working woman who deeply cared for others. Celia treasured time spent caring for her family, and was always there for them. A kind, humble and polite lady, Celia most cherished her loving children.
Celia was the beloved mother of George Cephacile, Eddy Pierre Louis and Gina Metellus; loving grandmother of Samantha Cephacile, Jennesa Cephacile, Megan Cephacile, Aisha Joseph, Saralynn Docteur, Christine Pierre Louis, Gabriel Pierre Louis, Joshua Pierre Louis, Rolanda Pierre Louis, Jacob Diderot, Sherbins Petitval and Marie Petitval; adoring great-grandmother of Amir and Amaya; and dear sister of Jesius Petitval and Alphina Louine. She is also survived by her nieces Angeline and Joelle, and by many other loving nieces and nephews.