VEGA, Carlos, Detective Chelsea Police Dept.- Of Chelsea, after a valiant battle with cancer on June 7th. Devoted husband of Ana (Colon) Vega. Beloved father of Chelsea Police Officer Carlos Vega and wife Glorianis and Angel Vega both of Chelsea. Son of Nelson and Flor Vega of Chelsea and son-in law of Juan Colon of Lynn and Rosemarie Rios of Chelsea. Brother of Nelson Vega of Jacksonville, FL, Richie Vega of Somerville, SC, Christopher Vega of Rockland and Monica Vega of Hyde Park and step brother of David and Anthony Vega of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Cherished grandfather of Andrew Vega Asia and Catalina Vega Asia. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass celebrated in Our Lady of Grace Church, 59 Nichols Street, Chelsea on Monday, June 14th at 10 AM. Visitng Hours in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, Chelsea on Sunday from 3-7 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
Born in Boston and a lifelong Chelsea resident, Carlos passed away Monday evening at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he was receiving hospice care for his illness. A member of the Chelsea Police force for 20 years, he was a member of the Chelsea Police Patrolman's Association. After high school he matriculated to Bentley College for additional classes. Involved in the local sports, he was former President and coach Little League as well as coached Chelsea Softball and Pop Warner.
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