Mariano Vidro Rivera, sadly passed away at the age of 34. Born on August 9, 1989, in Philadelphia, PA, Mariano's vibrant personality and undeniable talent left an indelible mark on the world of mixed martial arts.
Mariano's career as an MMA fighter was a testament to his unwavering dedication and skill. He fearlessly stepped into the ring, showcasing his exceptional abilities with every fight. His relentless determination inspired both fellow fighters and fans alike. Mariano will always be remembered for his unparalleled work ethic and his ability to captivate audiences with his incredible performances.
Beyond his success in the world of MMA, Mariano will be cherished for the genuine warmth he exuded in his daily life. Funny, outgoing, positive, happy, and loving were just a few of the adjectives that described him best. He had an infectious energy that brought joy to all those around him. Mariano's kind-hearted nature touched the lives of everyone he encountered, leaving lasting memories etched in their hearts.
The funeral services to honor Mariano Vidro Rivera will be held on September 29, 2023, starting with a visitation at Compagnola Funeral Home- 5th St. in Philadelphia, PA. The visitation will begin at 10:00 AM and conclude at 1:00 PM. Following this ceremony, friends and family will gather at Greenmount Cemetery at 4301 N Front St in Philadelphia for the burial service starting at 1:30 PM until 2:00 PM.
In this time of mourning, it is important to remember Mariano as we knew him—a driven athlete with an unwavering spirit and an infectious sense of humor. His legacy will live on through the impact he made on the MMA community and the countless lives he touched along the way.
As we bid farewell to Mariano Vidro Rivera, let us hold onto the memories of his remarkable achievements and the inspiration he provided to us all. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his loved ones find solace in the legacy he leaves behind.