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Hector Luís Colón, Sr.

Obituary for Hector Luís Colón, Sr.

January 7, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Great Great Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Cousin


Hector Luís Colón, Sr., 77 of New Haven died suddenly at his home on Sunday, January 7, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Catalina Aviles. Hector was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on October 15, 1940, a son of the late Luís Colón and the late Epfania Rosario and had resided in New Haven since 1957. He was a plater for six years for the C. Coles Co. of New Haven, and later was a painter for twenty years for John Torello Painting Contractor, retiring in 2007. Hector is survived by four daughters, Irma Vazquez of Norristown, PA, Elizabeth Vazquez and Blanca Colón of Hamden and Mynerba Colón and her husband Edwin of Lake Mary, FL, three sons, Harold Colón of Ponce, Hector Luís Colón, Jr. of New Haven and José Colón of Niagra Falls, NY, two sisters, Evelyn Quiñones and her husband José Carrero of Deltona, FL and Ada Colón of Ponce, two brothers, Luís E. Colón and Orlando Colón, also of Ponce, twenty three grandchildren, thirty six great grandchildren and one great great grandson. He was predeceased by three sons, Jorge, Roberto and Richard Vazquez, two sisters, Luz Elenia Colón and Dalila Montes, and four brothers, Ramón, Luís and Antonio Colón and Angel Quiñones. Hector's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. His funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Saturday, January 13th at 9:15 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church (Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish), 115 Blatchley Ave., New Haven. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven.

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