Knight of the Month

October 2021

Alex Rivera

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Alex Rivera has been a Knight of Columbus since 2000.


He married Susan at St. Michael’s church in 1989, they have been residents of Union for 32 years, where they raised their sons Alexander and Jason.


After 37 years working for New Jersey Transit, he will be retiring in October.


Alex volunteers his time to The Columbian Club at the Saturday work parties as part of A&A maintenance and in the past he has held the positions of Bar manager (1stVP), Columbian Club President and currently is the Columbian Club Treasurer.


He is also is very involved with Boy Scout Troop 68 where he is the retired Scoutmaster and current Assistant Scoutmaster.  He is also a climbing instructor and a merit badge counselor.


Alex is a long suffering Mets, Jets and Ranger fan. 


He plans on spending his retirement with Sue traveling, going to concerts, sporting events and spending time with his new puppy Buddy.