- June 16, 1922 - December 21, 2011
- Lorain, Ohio
of Maria's Passing
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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 7 | Posted by: Bobby Reynolds - Youngstown, OH
“To all Colon family,I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers with you all.
3 of 7 | 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 »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Wilma Perez Cortez - Wakeman, OH
“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 St...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 »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jose Vargas - Westminster, MD
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