Rosa Esther D'Avanzo

Rene Vivas

1/18/1954 – 12/10/2021

Mr. Rene “Junior” Vivas, Jr., 67 of Shirley, New York passed away Friday, December 10, 2021.  Rene was born on January 18, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Mr. Rene Vivas, Sr. and Mrs. Isaura De Jesus.

Rene was a devoted husband of almost 37 years, a loving brother, father, and grandfather.  Rene is survived by his wife, Jeanne Valdes-Castro, siblings Jimmy (Barbara), Joey (Stephanie), Robert (Trystan), Janet, Albert and Alex, children Amanda, Tommy, Gina, and Jennifer, Grandchildren Stephanie, Jason, Madison, Ashley, Jake and several nieces and nephews.

Rene was a long-time resident of Shirley, New York.  Rene was a graduate of John Jay High School, Brooklyn, New York.  He had a long-standing career with AT&T and retired as a Communications Technician.  Rene had a passion for 60’s and 70’s music and he loved his sports.

The family cordially invites friends and family to a Celebration of Life Service to be held on February 19, 2022 from 1pm – 3pm at Forrester Funeral Home, 998 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, New York 11779.

Forrester Funeral Home is honored to serve Rene’s family in this difficult time.

Memorial Visitation

Saturday February 19th
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Forrester Funeral Home
998 Portion Road
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Rosa Esther D'Avanzo