COVINGTON, La. -- Hector J. Colon, died June 17, 2007.
Beloved husband for 51 years of Mary "Beth" Johnson Colon. father of Wanda Rankin and spouse Dr. Kevin of Sikeston, Mo., Eduardo "Eddie" Colon, Elizabeth "Liz" Brett and spouse Tom, Mary Ellen Colon and spouse Jordi Sales, Grace Colon and spouse Peter Noymer. Grandfather of Bill, Taylor, Meg, Mimi, Nicolas, Ben, Kate and Jack.
Survived by three sisters: Brun, Monsin, Vangie and one brother: Athos. Also survived by numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
A graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Executive and General Manager of Tres Monjitas Dairy in Puerto Rico, he served on numerous boards in the dairy industry. Before moving to Puerto Rico, he was with Barb's Dairy in Westwego. Aged 75 years, a native of Puerto Rico and a resident of Covington for 10 years. He was charming, funny, intelligent, entrepreneurial, strict when he had to be, generous, cordial, musical, faithful, good father, husband, uncle, brother.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the memorial mass on Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road, Covington, LA 70435. Visitation on Friday from 1 p.m. until service time.
Burial in St. Joseph Abbey Cemetery.
E.J. Fielding Funeral Home in Covington is in charge of arrangements.
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may be made to the
Voice of the Retarded
5005 Newport Rd. Ste. 108
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008