Nickie Colon, of St. Matthew’s parish, Crown Heights, was born in Manhattan. He has been married to Annette for 19 years and they have two sons.
He works at Burken Packaging Co. as an air gun stripping technician. In his parish, he is active in the RCIA, as a lector, extraordinary minister of the Eucharist and in baptism preparation.
A Mass of thanksgiving will be celebrated at St. Matthew’s on Sunday, May 24, at 9 a.m.