Marlborough – Zoraida (Colon) Diaz, 63, of Marlborough and Framingham, passed away peacefully Aug. 11, 2018, at Oak Knoll Health Center in Framingham, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Zoraida was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Angel Colon and Andrea Torres. She was raised and graduated from school in Bayamon and later settled in Framingham and Marlborough.
Zoraida loved spending time with her family and was an amazing mother and grandmother. She enjoyed shopping and having her hair and makeup done. True to her Puerto Rican heritage she was an excellent cook and a generous and caring person. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Amongst her many heartbroken survivors, she leaves behind her beloved husband, Antonio Roman; her son, Carmelo Mojica of New Hampshire; her daughter, Annette Garcia and her husband Joaquin Carranza of Framingham; four grandchildren; two brothers; four sisters; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a period of visitation Thursday, Aug. 16, from 9-10 a.m., at Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough, immediately followed by a procession to Saint Stephen Church, 221 Concord St., Framingham, for an 11 a.m. celebration Mass of Christian Burial and interment at Saint Stephen Cemetery in Framingham.