Walter Colona Jr.


Mr. Walter Colona Jr., 83, of Accomac, husband of the late Sally Ann Colona, passed away March 23, 2022, at his home in Accomac.

Born March 5, 1939, in Nassawadox, he was the son of the late Walter Colona and the late Rachel Webb Colona. Walter worked for VDOT and owned his own lawn care business. A hard worker, Walter took pride in providing for his family. He enjoyed cutting grass, watching birds, and taking care of his chickens.

Walter is survived by five sons, David Colona (Laverne), of Accomac, Paul Colona (Beth), of Daugherty, Glenn Colona (Faith), of Salisbury, Md., Michael Colona (Tracy), of Cashville, and Brian Colona (Lisa), of Pocomoke City, Md.; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 2 p.m., from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, with Pastor Sam Welch officiating. Interment followed in the Edgehill Cemetery in Accomac.

Arrangements were by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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