Irma D. Leon Rios, 86 of Great Mills, MD, formerly of Puerto Rico, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 13, 1929 in Puerto Rico to the late Julio Leon and Ines Rios.
Irma was married to her beloved husband, Miguel A. Colon Ruiz, and together they celebrated over 54 wonderful years together until his passing in September 2001. Family was her greatest joy, and she loved to spend her time with them. She often travelled to Hawaii, Maryland and Florida to visiting her children and grandchildren. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed croqueting, knitting and ceramics. She was a fabulous dancer and often went out with her daughter to Spanish clubs to dance the night away. She was always full of life, happy and had a great sense of humor. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.
Irma is survived by her children, Edgar Colon Leon of Puerto Rico, Miguel Colon Leon (Lei) of Honolulu, HI, Jose E. Colon Leon(Ines) of Clermont, FL, Aixa Imbach (Tulio) of Great Mills, MD, and Hector Colon Leon of Puerto Rico; her brother, Julio Leon of Orlando, FL; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her siblings, Juanita Leon, Francisco Leon, and Matilde Leon.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with a Memorial Service celebrated by Reverend Marco Schad at 12:00 p.m., at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650, Meals on Wheel, C/O St. Mary’s County Department of Aging, P.O. Box 655, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and ACTS, P.O. Box 54, Bushwood, MD 20618.
Condolences may be made to www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.