Marilyn “Mara” Colon was a caring, mother, grandmother and friend.
She left this world after her battle with cancer for almost 1 year on September 5, 2022 at age 65.
She was born in Puerto Rico and came to the Rochester, New York in 1978.
Mara is survived by her 4 kids Luis, Mayline, Hector and Elvin Colon; as well as 11 grandkids and 4 great grandkids.
Marilyn will be honored on September 16, 2022 from 9-12pm in a Memorial Service held at Rochester Cremation, 1118 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14626 followed by a backyard lunch.
I didn’t know you that long . But I am so thankful for the time I did meet you . Youve touch my heart deeply your caring and heart touching person . You made any stranger feel welcome and that they was family . Wish I knew you longer and miss you . But know that your with your husband that you always talk about and missed. I am so glad I got to meet you , I’ll always remember you . Love and miss you .
I would have never thought in a million years you would be gone. We miss you so much. I cry everyday we try to keep busy but it’s so hard. I wish I lived near you to be with u in your final days to care You and love you. You was an amazing , very independent, brilliant and hard working women. We love you and wish we could have had you here with us for years to come. I know that you have always missed dad and how you always wanted to be with dad. I know you missed him dearly. Now you are reunited with him and I know you both are dancing in heaven happy to be together. This might be selfish of me to say but us 4 have an empty space in our hearts. We miss you guys dearly. These days , holidays and bdays will never be the same. We know you are in a better place and you are not suffering anymore and that’s all we wanted , You didn’t deserve this. Why can’t you come back. We love and miss you so much. Rest In Peace beautiful angel. Fly high and please look over us while we navigate life with out you. Love and miss you Mom ❤️…… Rest In Peace …… Love you Always Mayline (Mayla)
I never thought that I would be having to write something like this. I couldn’t even imagine you being gone this soon. I will miss all the good times we spent and had. You was an amazing person. I’m happy your no longer suffering and that you are reunited with welo the person you missed and loved. I will always love you and you will always in my heart deeply. ❤️I hope you are watching over me and my girls. Love you and RIP out little Angel. Will for ever be missed!
I never thought I would be sitting here making this message I couldn’t imagine u gone,I will always love u with all my heart and I will miss the hugs and kisses u always used to give an it really gonna miss the times where we jus sit an chill you was such a beautiful human as much as I want u here with everyone i know it’s best for u not to be because your not suffering no more an your in a better place looking after us you’ll always be in ma heart I will never forget how caring an loving you ❤️ were really wish I could have one more hug… I will always remember “the greater your storm, the better your rainbow” rest in peace I’ll forever love u grandma gordo