Fontanez, Miriam a 26 year resident of Inglewood, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2006 in Inglewood. Born in Bronx, NY, Miriam was 56 when she passed away. Miriam was a member of St. John Chrysostom Church. Miriam enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles and she loved being surrounded by her nieces and nephews. Miriam enjoyed gardening with Mami, she was a fan of Ricki Martin and sang and danced to all his songs! She is survived by Mother, Carmen Colon; Father, Angel L. Fontanez; Sister, Carmen Luisa Fontanez; Brother Angel L. Fontanez Jr; Brother, Eddie Colon; Sister, Linda Colon Ramos; Sister, Abigail Colon Rivera; Sister, Marilyn Colon Carreras; Sister, Carmen M. Colon; Brother, Felipe Alfonso Colon; Sister, Ana Colon Ibarra; Brother, Juan Ramon Colon. A gathering of family & friends will be held at McCormick Inglewood Chapel on Sunday, June 4, 2006 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Monday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with a Rosary at 6:30 P.M. The funeral mass will be held at St. John Chrysostom Church on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood. A reception will follow at McCormick Mortuary Inglewood's Reception Room from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M.

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  1. My memories of Miriam: Attractive, Childlike and Spirited. My niece who I wrote to recently to tell her that I loved her and thought of her so often. May she rest in peace.

  2. My most vivid memory of Titi Miriam is anytime I saw her she always gave me the biggest hug, I knew I was missed loved & she was happy to see me. When it was time to leave the same huge hug was given along with tears. I always felt loved around her. I can also remember one time when I went to PR she bought me a silly little pencil sharpener because I wanted it & I thought it was the coolest sharpener & she was the best for getting it for me. My all time favorite memory is when I last went to CA she pulled out her wallet & showed me a $1 bill that I had sent her in a bday card when I was 7 yrs. She saved it for 5 yrs! My biggest regrets are not keeping in touch w/ her & letting her know how much I loved her & the fact that she never got to meet my children & husband. Titi I am so sorry I never told you how much you mean to me, that I never stayed in touch, that I never got to tell you one more time I LOVE YOU. May you rest in peace and sleep with the angels, you are loved and very much missed. Bendicion Titi Miriam.

  3. Titi, when my sister and I were there you truly made us feel like we were a part of the family. I am really grateful for having had the opportunity to get to know you and i am sorry for not keeping in touch, know that over the years you were thought about and loved. Rest in peace your neice Angela

  4. Miriam will be missed very much. I can remember coming home from school, sitting and talking to her. My love to the family KiKi and family

  5. Miriam will be missed very much. I can remember coming home from school, sitting and talking to her until Angie came and got me. We would play games and talk. I’m sorry that we lost touch when I move to Tn. My love to you and the family KiKi and family

  6. may the the family have the love and comfort of jesus christ in your sorrow,be loved miriam may you rest in peace you will always be remembered and loved. love titi cuca,pachy,rafael

  7. May God Bless each and every family member in your loss. And may God fill your life with blessing in your time of need. God Bless you always.

  8. Que Dios le de la Paz que se necesita en estos momentos. Orando por todos. May God grant you peace needed during this great loss of a daughter, sister and friend. My prayers are with you all! Vivian Cordova – friend of Marilyn Colon-Carreras

  9. It was a blessing growing up with you. I thought we might grow old together but Gods plan was better. God has called home his Angel, so that she may care from above the rest of the family – especially me.

  10. As a work colleague of Marilyn, Miriam’s sister, I extend my deepest condolences to Marilyn and the whole family on this devastating loss. May Miriam rest in peace. Geoffrey Gee

  11. Miriam thank you for sneaking upstairs to spend time with me. You would share reading time with me and no one knew. Your mom would call you and I would have to tell her you were with me and she would say when you finished to send her downstairs. Thank you for sharing time with me. David and I love you very much and we send you a big hug and kiss. T/Y for accepting us as family and you will never ever be forgotten.You will always be in our hearts and especially our souls. We love you.

  12. To a family that I have come to love so much. My heart mourns for all of you in this difficult time. My prayers are for each and everyone of you. You all hold such a deep and special place in me that years cannot break or fade.Know that she is with Our Heavenly Father safe,healthy, and happy. Receiving eternal love. The Lord put her in your family because of all of you. He knew you were the perfect family for her. God bless all of you and may He surround you with His healing arms. I love all of you.God knew and gave me all of you when I lived there. He knew I needed you to make it. THANK YOU

  13. To Marilyn and Family: Sue and I send our heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this difficult time. May the good Lord Bless you and guide you through your grief. Most sincerely, Russ Mapes

  14. May the family be at peace knowing that Jehovah God will resurrect her one day. And we will enjoy Miriam’s love for life in perfect health condition. Rev. 21:3,4 You will be in my prayers. Con amor de todo corazon, Adriana Colon

  15. There were seven sisters standing beside you Tuesday. Six to carry you, one to pray. Though the same blood doesn’t run through our veins. I too share the loss and pain. Rest in peace. Your sister Ellemetria.

  16. My deepest respect to the Colon family. You made me feel the love you had for Miriam and the hurt in you all for her passing. I will always be grateful to you for sharing this with me. Miriam, que descanses con los angelitos. Hermanos todos. Papo

  17. I’ll miss Miriam’s smile and laughter.I never consider her a sister in-law , but a sister.she always looked after my littel sister when ever we took both of them to the amusement parks and other places.To the Colon family from the Ibarra family our prayers are with you. she be greatly missed. Miriam is now the guardian angel of the whole family…

  18. hey, titi we’ll miss u. Just want you to know you are always in my heart although I miss u deeply, know you’re in a better place. just hope that u wait, for me at heavens gates!

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