Nancy Bartelmo Rivera, age 53, of Caryville, formerly of Indiana, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020. She was of the Catholic Faith and employed at Brunswick Boat Group in Knoxville. Preceded in death by parents, Vincent and Patricia Ryan Bartelmo; brothers, William and Tommy Bartelmo.


Husband: Juan Rivera

Siblings: Ann Taylor (Rick), Jane Bartelmo (Greg), Kate Bartelmo-Guenther (Scott), Patricia “Patchy” Fisher (Steve), Brigid McLinn (Michael), Michael Bartelmo, Mary Barthel (Kevin) and Dennis Bartelmo

She also left behind two beloved dogs Ivey and Zobi

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

3 Replies to “Nancy Bartelmo Rivera, age 53, of Caryville”

  1. So sad about Nancy passing. My prayers go out to her husband and family. I worked with Nancy at Brunswick. So sad.

  2. I am so sorry about Nancy’s passing. She was a good neighbor to us for a long time.

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