Hector Collazo , age 65, currently of Milford, Connecticut, passed away May 16, 2020 in Ct. Hospice, Branford, CT; Hector was born in Villalba, Puerto Rico but had moved to the Bridgeport area many years ago. He is the son of the late Ernesto Collazo and the late Rita Collazo; Hector was a fighter that without a doubt exceeded the expectations that anyone had and was expected to reach. Hector was a simple man that did not need much to make him happy. Without a doubt, Hector was
Hector is survived by his children Hector Collazo, Jr. of Bridgeport, his daughter Ada Morales, son Reynaldo Collazo and Ruben Collazo; his siblings Luis Collazo, Nestor Collazo, Iris Collazo, Leida R Collazo, Aurea Velez, brother, Ernesto Collazo, Jr., brother, Eddson Collazo, brother, Ramon Collazo, Carmen Daisy Llera, Ana Collazo, Ada A Ramos, Eddie Collazo, Hilda Garcia, Nilda Liz Collazo, & Edith Joan Collazo; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends whom will sorely miss him;
in addition to his parents, Hector was preceded in death by sister, the late Ada N Collazo.
Services will be held at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, 426 East Wasshington Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, on Friday, May 22, 2020; Interment will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Please be advised that the family understands the level of love, care and affection for Hector, BUT all services will be held exclusively for family and IF by chance any friends do appear during such hours, family members will always take priority over access to the facility and exclusively family will be permitted. No group formations will be permitted outside in the funeral home parking lot and anyone outside is encouraged to remain inside their vehicles until the persons are requested to enter.
Please be advised: At the Funeral home, any and all government regulations regarding any public attendance of events of such nature, a maximum person count of 4 family members, and 1 funeral home staff member (5 persons) during any visitation time is the maximum limited amount of persons in the facility (entire Building) at any given time. Absolutely no exceptions can, nor will be made and deviation from such government regulations is not an option, nor will be permitted at any time. We understand every situation is unique but if special circumstances and or accommodations are needed for anyone, it is recommended that persons contact the family for any guidance as to a possible resolution.
Finally, THE CEMETERY has regulations set forth and noted that a maximum of 10 family members, + one funeral home director + the clergy person doing the committal ceremony are the ONLY persons permitted graveside whom also are required to practice social distancing during such committal ceremony practicing appropriate social distancing. The spouse has granted a live broadcast session (information will be posted prior to service times)during the committal ceremony.
Directions will be posted right here on the day of services. We appreciate everyone's cooperation and please remember your assistance and cooperation as to the adherence of the policies and regulations set forth is another way you have helped the peace of mind and atmosphere to remain in such manner consistent with that needed during such a trialing time! our heart goes out to all.
It is a requirement of the cemetery that if anyone appears to the cemetery in excess of the 10 family member permitted. ANY AND ALL Persons MUST remain in the vehicles and services cannot commence, continue or conclude until such persons remain inside their vehicles (additional announcements will be made if needed, we thank you in advance!
*Please note: our goal is to get things done right the first time, but humans are prone to making a mistake here and there, therefore if you notice a misprint or typo, do not hesitate in reaching out to us and we will be sure to confirm with the next of kin for accuracy and implement any changes immediately after recieving such confirmation.
Please note, we also we working on the uploading of updates to the obituary but the uploading server was being updated at the time of upload and changes were not able to be finalized but will do so by 12:00 P.M. on 5/20/2020...Our apologies for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.
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