Carlos Efrian Colón
October 1, 1937 ~ October 7, 2018
Carlos Efrian “Charlie” Colón, 81 of Newark, Ohio, formerly of Norwalk, CT died Sunday October 7, 2018 with his family by his side. Charlie was born October 1, 1937 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to the late Rosendo and Hilaria (Ayala Ojeda) Colón. Charlie retired from Dennison University in 2013. Earlier in his life, Charlie was an electrician, a Police Officer and was a Commissioner and Treasurer of the Norwalk Housing Authority. He was also very active in politics. Later in life, he enjoyed wood working and collecting train sets. Charlie made many friends, was well liked and will be missed.
He is survived by his wife Barbara of 12 years, his four daughters, Melody (Todd) Valencia of Tunnel Hill, GA, Patty (Gregory) Sedia of RSM, CA, Mary (Bruce Bomely) Colón of Sandy Hook, CT, Elizabeth (Lester) Wilson of Wurtsboro, NY; two sons, Charlie (Cheryl) Colón, Jr. of Rehoboth, MA and David Colón of Carlsbad, CA; One step son Greg (Christine) Stalling of Heath, OH; 16 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; one brother, Angelo Colón of Las Vegas, NV; two sisters, Magdalena Colón and Nuveldy Colón of Indiana; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Faye Carole Colón, his brother Uriel and his beloved Shiatsu Molly. Calling hours are on Monday October 15, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Ave. Norwalk, CT. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:30 A.M., in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Ave. Norwalk, CT.