Carmen Nieves Diaz of West Chester

Carmen Nieves Diaz, 86, of West Chester, died Tuesday, March 29, at the Pocopson Home. Her husband Angel Colon died in 1984.

Born in Comerio, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Miguel Nieves and Cristina Diaz.

Carmen was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and being with her family and friends. She was a great mother and wife.

She was a member of the Iglesia Pentecostal Pena Inconmovible.

She is survived by five sons, Angel Colon and his wife Luz Colon of Brooklyn, N.Y., Jorge Colon of Puerto Rico, Jose Colon of Puerto Rico, Andres Rivera of New York, and Luis Colon of Puerto Rico; five daughters, Carmen Colon and her husband Angel Ortiz of Oxford, Gladys Colon of West Chester, Gloria Colon and her husband Pedro Nieves of Perth Amboy, N.J., Blanca Iris Colon and her husband Jesus Vega of Puerto Rico and Margarita Nieves of New York; two sisters, Luz Maria Nieves of Kentucky and Doris Nieves of Pennsylvania, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by four brothers.

You may visit with her family and friends from 10 to noon on Tuesday, April 5, at the  Iglesia Pentecostal Pena Inconmovible Church, 764 Market Street in Oxford. Her graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Oxford Cemetery, 220 North Third Street, Oxford, PA.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral home in Kennett Square.

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