April 5, 1933 – October 27, 2019
Irene Colon, a long time resident of Chicago, passed away on October 27, 2019 at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born on April 5, 1933 in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. Beloved daughter of Juan and Elvira (nee Rivera) Ortiz Cruz. Devoted wife of 57 years to the late Hipolito Colon. Loving mother of Maria D. (Juan) Neris, Gladys (Daniel) Curbis, Teresa (Paul) McCormick, Carmen M. (Glenn) Afryl, Aida I. (Homero) Ramirez and Jose L. (Elvira) Colon. She has been blessed with 18 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear sister of many dearly departed brothers and sister. Survived by sisters Emiliana Delgado and Sr. Catherine Ortiz.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 4 pm to 9 pm
Montclair-Lucania Funeral Home
6901 West Belmont Avenue
Prayer mass at 6 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to:
Lymphoma Research Foundation
- Memorial Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2019
- Memorial Service Thursday, November 14, 2019