Colon L. Tower (Baba)

Colon L. Tower (Baba) - Rochester, NY - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, New York: September 13, 2021 at 84 years old.

Colon is predeceased by his parents Mother Norma and Father Merrel and Brothers Carl, Paul, and Norman.

He is survived by Partner Jennifer S. LaBounty; Children Craig (Carol), Patti, Martin, Timothy (Keri), Monique (Dave), Daniel (Dona); Grandchildren Theodore (Nikita), Sido, Brooke (Chad), Vinnie, Mika, and Kaitlyn; Siblings Edwin, Ruby, Ruth, Betty (Dick) Danny, Bonnie (Bob), David (Ann), Amy (Mick), Dora; many cousins nieces and nephews

Colon’s hobbies and interests included Gardening, Travel, Reading. Car Racing (SCCA), Hydroplane Racing (APBA), Sailboat Racing (GYC), Ice Boat Racing (International DN Yacht Club Racing Assoc.), Royal Yachting Assoc., receiving his Yacht Masters Certification.  Education – RBI, RIT, Roberts Wesleyan, and Syracuse University,

He is a Veteran of the United States Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict.

Colon’s Visitation will be held on Friday, October 1st, 2021, from 10:00 – 12:00, with his service at 12:00pm at Arndt Funeral Home, 1118 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14626, followed by graveside service and military honors at Riverside Cemetery, 2650 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14612.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Colon to the Unity Hospital Annual Fund C/O Rochester Regional Health Foundations 330 Monroe Ave. Suite 400 Rochester NY 14607 or on line by visiting

2 Condolences

  1. Libbie Botting on September 22, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    So sorry for the loss of this clearly accomplished man, Betty. Sending love and prayers…

  2. Judy Esposito on September 28, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    To all of his family, I send my sincerest condolences. As himself, father and a man of great deeds my prayers are with him.

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