L. Dianne Smyth Rivera-Harris, a lifelong resident of Montclair, died on Jan. 17, 2022, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She was 74. 

Mrs. Rivera-Harris graduated from Montclair High School in 1965.

She is survived by her daughters, Maria Rivera and Shalon Harris; a grandson, Teryq White, and other relatives and friends. 

She was predeceased by her beloved 16-year-old grandson, Nicolas Rivera.  

A memorial service will be announced at a later date. 

Arrangements were by Watson Mortuary Service of Jersey City.