Obituaries

JORGE COLON


Born: August 09, 1965

Died: February 04, 2016

Services: 10:00 AM FUNERAL SERVICE ON THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11,2016 AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH. INTERMENT AT KENSICO CEMETERY

Visitation: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016 FROM 2-4 &7-9 PM

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Jorge Colon, 50, of Annadale, a marching band drill design coordinator and band performance judge who loved music and enjoyed cooking, died Thursday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Mr. Colon was born in Manhattan and spent his teen years in Heightstown, N.J. He also lived in Chappaqua, N.Y., before moving to Annadale 15 years ago.

A graduate of Heightstown High School, he earned his bachelor's degree in education from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

He was a marching band designer and coordinator at Tottenville High School and his alma mater, Heightstown High School.

Mr. Colon was a proud member of the Madison Claviers Drum and Bugle Corps. He also enjoyed designing marching drills for the Phantom Regiment, a Drum and Bugle Corps in Rockford, Ill., and being a judge in the U.S. Marching Bands Competition.

He also enjoyed music and cooking.

Mr. Colon is survived by his brother, Troy McConnel, and his sister, Esther Colon.

The funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in Messiah Lutheran Church, Annadale. Burial will be in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, N.Y. Arrangements are being handled by the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville.

Arrangements are being handled by the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Messiah Lutheran Church (Map)



Posted at: 2/10/2016 9:12:36 PM By:

Félix Mercado De Jesus

Email Address: [email protected]

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Querido primo, damos gracias a Dios por tu vida por darnos el privilegio de conocerte, amarte y dejarte amar. Por ser un espíritu puro, claro, limpio y hermoso. No perdiste la batalla contra el Cancer, pues la vida eterna en Jesus te dio la victoria. Siempre te amaré y recordaré. Nos volveremos a ver y abrazar de nuevo. Te amo, feliz viaje!

Posted at: 2/10/2016 5:51:55 PM By:

Javier Mercado

Email Address: [email protected]

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Estelita,Troy and the whole family:

God will give you comfort and strength.I am so sorry we werr not able to be with you at this hard moment, since you're in my thoughts, hearth and prayers. Georgie was special.

Love,

Your cousin Javier and his wife Linda.