TENANTS HARBOR — Ralph E. “Bud” Colson, 93, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving friends, on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in the home that he shared with his beloved late wife, Frances.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland, where a celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. Ralph will be laid to rest at the Sea Side Cemetery in Tenants Harbor beside his wife. The Reverend Bette Bond will officiate.

A full obituary will be published and memories may be shared on Bud’s Book of Memoires at bchfh.com.