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Amos Rivera

Founder/Funeral Director

Born in Taos, Amos attented Adams State College and is a graduate of Syracuse College of Mortuary Science. Amos and his wife, Adina have six children, Tom, Tim, Beth, Christine, Matthew and Patricia.

Tim Rivera

Owner/Funeral Director
rivera@taosnet.comTim graduated high school from Bass Memorial Academy, Mississippi. He attended San Francisco State and graduated from San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. He was past Chairman of the Board of Thanatopractice. He is married to Kellie Evans and they have a daughter, MirandO

Doreen Martinez

Manager/Funeral Service Intern

A lifetime resident of Taos, she graduated from Taos High School.  She has worked for the Rivera Family for many years and considers them family. 

Cipriano Duran


CP was born in Llano Largo (Penasco). He graduated from Penasco High School in 1977. CP and his wife Dianne and their children, Martin and Rosa live in Talpa.

Joaquin Gonzales

Funeral Service Provider

Born and raised in Taos New Mexico and currently residing in Llano Quemado, for the past 15 years Joaquin has been serving all of Central and Northern New Mexico as a Paramedic. Joaquin recently joined the Rivera Family as a full time funeral service intern in which he is licensed by the New Mexico Board of Thanatopractice in both arranging/directing and embalming. He has been licensed since 2000, working in Albuquerque and at all of the Rivera Family Mortuary facilities. Joaquin has also worked as a Deputy Medical Investigator for the State of New Mexico. He takes pride in assisting families in their most difficult time of need and is identified in having the people skills and artistic talents necessary for this specialized field. Joaquin is currently a volunteer firefighter/paramedic with the Taos Volunteer Fire Department, and is also a member of the Taos Fiesta Council.

Sandy Martinez

Office Manager

Sandy is a lifetime resident of Taos.  She is married to Michael "Maggie" Martinez.  She has one son, Eloy Montoya (Valerie) and grandchildren, Mateo Ryan and Brianah.  She has provided telephone answering services to the Funeral Home for last 20 + years.

Lori Ann Serrano


Lori Ann is a life long resident of Taos.  She graduated from Taos High School.  She and her husband Hilario have 3 sons, Paul, Jeremy & Zachary.  She is the daughter of  Lino and the late Stella Mondragon. 

Margaret and Robert Bryant

Pre-need Counselor

Margaret is our pre-need counselor.

Margaret and her husband, Robert are also rosary and funeral attendants.

Gloria L. Montoya

Gloria is a lifetime resident of Des Montes.  She is one of ten children born to her parents, the late Eloy and Frances Montoya.  She considers Mary Mylet and Micaela Ortiz her daughters.  She enjoys working with the Rivera staff and also being able to serve our families and our community.

Rivera-Hanlon Funeral Home
818 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
5491 NDCBU
Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-3841

Frank Salazar

Transfer Associate/Cemetery Setup

Frank Salazar is a native Taoseno and has been with Rivera Family Funeral Home for many years. Frank takes pride in serving families in their time of need.

Amos Salazar

Transfer Associate/Cemetery Setup

Rodney Vigil

Transfer Associate/Cemetery Setup

Rodney Vigil has been part of Rivera Family Funeral Home for a few years, he is currently employed with the Taos Municipal Schools and a volunteer firefighter with the  Taos Volunteer Fire Department. He take pride is assisting families during their most difficult time.