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COLON, Maria

94, of Largo, died February 9, 2019. Maria was born May 15, 1924 in Mallorca, Spain and came to the U.S. in the early 1950s. She was married to Juan Colon for more than 60 years. She dedicated a great part of her life to taking care of children whom she loved with all her heart and was loved back as a mother, grandmother and a friend. She loved to travel, wrote poetry, did oil paintings, enjoyed opera, classical music and the theater. She was active in the Legion of Mary, The sons of Borinquen and the Married Couples Club and other cultural and social organizations. She was pre-deceased by her husband and survived by her son, Luis Jovel; her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Jovel; her granddaughter, Bea Jovel and many other relatives. Please visit for complete service details and to place a tribute.

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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7950 131 Street North | Seminole, FL 33776 | (727) 391-0121
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