NORWALK, Conn. - Elida Elena Calderon of Norwalk died Friday, July 26. She was 78.
Calderon was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Guatemala, daughter of Virginia del Carmen Aquino and Ricardo Reyes and has lived locally since 1985. She was a former resident of Greenwich. Calderon is survived by her husband, Felipe N. Calderon; children, Gustavo A. Aquino (Tracy), Nery F. Calderon (Nidia), Sergio G. Calderon (Michelle), Maria del Carmen Ramirez (Javier), Ricardo A. Calderon, Elida A. Calderon, Ivan Alfonso Calderon(Christine), Marta (Lisa) E. Calderon; siblings, Rolando, Evangelina, Vilma, Nidia, Berta, Angela, Ricardo, and Rene, Patricia; 23 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; and brothers, Leonardo and Edwin Reyes. Calling hours are Thursday, Aug. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Collins Funeral Home , 92 East Ave., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2 in St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Ave., Norwalk.
Contributions in Calderon’s name may be made to the American Kidney Foundation .
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