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Elisa ‘Mami’ Colon

Nov 21, 2020

Elisa “Mami” Colon, 72, passed away peacefully on November 13th, 2020 in her home in Nashua. Elisa was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico on January 7, 1948 to the late Demencio Colon and Amada “Mita” Alvarez.

She grew up in Arecibo with her siblings before moving to Nashua, New Hampshire in 1973 where she raised her four children, Rafael, Luis, Marta and Brenda. She worked locally for many years at the Hunt Community until her retirement a few years ago.

Elisa loved being a mother and grandmother and cherished each moment spent with her family and friends. She was also an avid gardener and loved spending time in her garden when not watching the newest telenovela.

She is survived by her loving husband, Reinaldo Rodriguez; sons Rafael Rodriguez, Luis Rodriguez and spouse Nancy Gilbert; daughter Marta Rodriguez and spouse Daniel Korschun; grandchildren Nadia Rodriguez and spouse Jennifer Rodriguez, Natasha Rodriguez and spouse Max Davidson, and Sofia Korschun; sister Laura Colon and spouse Juan Centeno; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her beloved daughter Brenda Rodriguez, her brother Gilberto Colon, and sisters Hayde and Olga Colon.

A visitation will be held from 5pm-7pm on Tuesday November 17, 2020 at Zis-Sweeney & St. Laurent Funeral Home located at 26 Kinsley St, Nashua NH.

Condolences may be offered at www.zissweeneyfuneralhome.com.