Obituary of Rafael Colón, Jr.
Rafael "Junior" Colón, Jr. of Painesville, died on September 20, 2019 at TriPoint Hospital in Concord. He was born on June 3, 1947 in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico to the late Rafael and Angelita Colón, Sr.
Junior worked at Diamond Shamrock and retired from Citco in 2005. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, bowling, watching sporting events, and in his earlier years, playing softball.
He is survived by his wife, Aida (nee: Mercado) Colón; daughter, Myra Colón Cosme; son, Rafael Colón; 4 grandchildren; siblings, Inez, Aradiz, Angel Luis, Isabel, Virginia, Knova and Jerry and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Jose Colón, and Radames Colón; and sister Juana Santos.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 2-3PM followed by a memorial service at 3:00PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org
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