America Colon

July 2, 1940 - August 22, 2017

Obituary & Service Info

America Colon

America Colon (Patterson) passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, in Sayreville, NJ with her loving family by her side. She was 77.

America was born in New York City on July 2nd, 1940 to Edward and Francisca Patterson. She will always be remembered as a loving and supporting daughter, mother and grandmother. Her love of family was her number one job and her great cooking made you feel warm and satisfied. America the Great she will always be!

She is survived by two children, daughter, Nadine F. Thomas and husband Clayton, son, Iran Colon, grandchildren, Jason S. Boyd and wife Amy, Irania Colon, James C. Boyd, Justin A. Boyd, Jonathan F. Colon, Irania F. Colon, Marcus Colon and wife Krystle, Iran H. Colon Jr. and wife Christiana, Iran H. Colon III, Karan Colon and Irean H. Colon, great-grandchildren, Jason S. Boyd Jr., Davion R. Boyd, Joshua M. Boyd, Joseph T. Boyd, Marcus Colon Jr., Tiana Colon and Dominick Colon.

America was preceded in death by her mother, Francisca Valenzuela, father, Edward Patterson and her ex husband Harry Colon.

Services are under the care and direction of Kurzawa Funeral Home, 338 Main Street in South Amboy, NJ.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 28th, 2017 from 9:30 to 10:30am in the chapel of Kurzawa Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held immediately after at 11:00am at St. Mary's Church, 256 Augusta Street, South Amboy with entombment to follow at Woodbridge Memorial Gardens, Woodbridge, NJ.