Martha Rivera Chavis, 53, the devoted wife of civil rights
leader, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., died at home in Montclair, NJ at 3:00 AM
this morning. As First Lady of the National Newspaper Publishers
Association (NNPA) and as the former First Lady of the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 1993-1994, Martha R. Chavis was a
loving mother and strong advocate for freedom, justice and equality in the
United States, Africa and in the Dominican Republic.
Information for Memorial Celebration of Life for Mrs. Martha Rivera Chavis Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Location: Martin’s Home for Service Inc. Chapel, 48 Elm Street, Montclair, New Jersey 07042 Funeral Director: Ms. Richelle R. Williams Telephone: 973-746-2158 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.martinshfs.com
The Funeral and Burial Services will be held at the Funeraria del Pueblo Avendia Independencia in San Pedro de Macrois, Dominican Republic on July 12 and July 13.
Dates: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 and Thursday, July 13, 2017 Location: Funeraria del Pueblo Avendia Independencia, San Pedro de Macrois, Dominican Republic Telephone: 809-526-6819
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Martha Rivera Chavis Memorial Fund