Maria Colon
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“My sincere condolences to the Colon family.-Jaron Roach ”
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“To the Family of Maria Colon. My prayers for comfort and loving memories to you. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bobby Reynolds - Youngstown, OH

“To the Family of Maria Colon. My prayers for comfort and loving memories to you. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Bobby Reynolds - Youngstown, OH

“To all Colon family, I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers with you all. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Marie Papadakis - OH

“Dear Colon Family, I think of you as an extended family. I loved your mom very much and will miss her. She's with my mom and at peace. No more...Read More »
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“Dear Colon Family, I am saddened to hear of your mother's passing. Your mother was a kind lady and I will always remember our friendship on 23rd...Read More »
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“Tito, I'm really sorry to hear about your mom.My prayers go out to you and your family Take care. Shelley Bahn Mihajlovich ”
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“Que descanse en paz Tia Maria. De parte de la familia Vargas-Cruz nuestro mas sentido pesame a la familia. Nuestros pensamientos y oraciones estan...Read More »
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Maria E. Colon (nee Cruz), age 89, of Lorain, passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at her home while under the care of New Life Hospice .
Born on June 16, 1922 in Coamo, Puerto Rico she came to Lorain in 1951 and has resided here since.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel and the Legion of Mary. She enjoyed knitting and doing needle point.
Maria is survived by her 5 sons, Jose (Blanca), of Lorain, Adrian (Esther), of Lorain, Alberto "Tito" (Sun Ye), of Tacoma, WA, Nelson, (Sherri), of Lorain, and Wilson (Shari), of Naperville, IL; her daughters, Gladys Rivera, Emma (Jorge) Muniz, Lydia (Albert) Pena, Judy (Kelly) Engle, and Norma (Nelson) Munoz, all of Lorain; 22 Grandchildren and 23 Great-Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Eleuterio in 1991 and her brothers, Francisco, Monserate, Pedro, Felipe and Antonio Cruz; and her sisters, Conhada Torres and Josefina Cruz.
The Colon Family will receive friends on Monday, December 26, 2011 from 4-8 p.m. in The Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Closing prayers will be held on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. in the funeral center followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Ave., Lorain. Fr. William Thaden, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Family and friends may leave on-line condolences at www.dovinreberjones.com

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