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    Melvin Luke Mason

    Melvin Mason, 43, passed away at his New Haven home on September 26, 2018. Melvin was a journalist for more than 20 years, and was the editor of the Stratford Star newspaper in Stratford, Connecticut. He was a 1996 graduate of Syracuse University, and an avid sports fan. He leaves behind his wife of one year, Alison Mason, and his…

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    Mannie C. Stephens

    Mannie C. Stephens, 77, of Hartford passed away on September 21, 2018. He was born to the late Robert C. Stephens & Ella Mae Washington on September 29, 1940 in Valdosta, GA. Mannie was a resident of Hartford since 1967 & was a caring man that loved to play pool. He leaves to cherish his memories, cousins Linda Marshall &…

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    Joe Lee Jones

    Joe Lee Jones, 63 of Hartford, CT transitioned on September 28, 2018. He was born on August 28, 1955 in Panola, AL to the late Nanie Ann Jones. At an early age he joined Rome CME Church and attended North Sumter High School in Panola AL. In 1968 he moved to Hartford, CT and became a member of Phillips Metropolitan…

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    Maddie Lewis Jenkins

    Mother Maddie Lewis Jenkins transitioned peacefully from this life to heavenly rest on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 surrounded by her beloved family members. Maddie Lewis Jenkins was born on September 29, 1932 to the late Alexander and Minnie Rochelle Lewis. She was saved, sanctified and filled with the Holy Ghost at the early age of 16 and was educated in…

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    Thomas Jackson

    Thomas Jackson, 95, departed this life on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. He was born to the late John and Ella Lee Jackson in Philadelphia, PA on July 16, 1923. Prior to his retirement, Thomas was a tool grinder for Pratt & Whitney and he was also a carpenter, who helped to build his home church, Bethel AME in Bloomfield, CT.…

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    Franseca Ionie Hull

    Franseca Hull, 77, of Orange, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born in Brownhill, Nevis on January 3, 1941 to the late Albertha Skeete. She retired from Sargent Manufacturing as an inspector after 40 years of service. Franseca leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Michael (Veronica) Herbert, Charles Hull, Jr., Steve (Sherri) Abbott, Steve Bradshaw, Ricky (Joanne) Mills,…

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    John Rudolph Kittrell III

    John Rudolph Kittrell III, 46 of Hartford CT beloved husband, brother, uncle, son and nephew passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 surrounded by his family. A lifelong resident of Hartford CT John was born to the late John R. Kittrell and Teresa Robinson Kittrell. John graduated in 1990 from A.I Prince R.V.T.S. (Electrical). John has always been a…

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    Addie Laurine Smith Holmes

    Addie Holmes, 84, of West Haven, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born in Allensville, KY on March 15, 1934 to the late James and Nelontine Douglas Smith. Addie Holmes retired from the Engineering Group of SNET after many years of dedicated service. She was longtime member of the Community Baptist Church and The Jewels Social Club. Addie…

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    Amelia Lewin

    Amelia Joanné Lewin, age 10, passed away on Saturday August 25, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT. Born and raised in Clarendon, Jamaica, she was the daughter of Everson Lewin and Joan Telfer-Lewin. She graduated from Adventist Basic School in 2014. Amelia then moved on to Mineral Heights Primary School where she completed 3 years before migrating to…

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    Viola Roberts

    Viola Roberts, 84, of South Windsor, CT, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the West Hartford Rehab and Health Center. She was born on December 31, 1933 to the late Connie and Theophilus Brown of Allsides, Trelawny, Jamaica. She leaves behind to cherish her memories: son, Michael Roberts of Saint Mary, Jamaica; daughters, Paulette and husband Dennis…

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    Mary Lou Lumpkin

    Mary Lou Lumpkin, 76, departed this life on Friday, September 14, 2018. Mary, affectionately known as “Nana” was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 19, 1942 to the late John J. and Mamie Stubbs Matthews. Mary was a very loving and generous woman. She was a Child Care Provider retiring after many years of service. Mary loved to go shopping,…

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    Javunique Dean

    Jahvunique “Jah-Jah” Dean, 19 of Hartford, went to be with the Lord on August 1, 2018. Jah-Jah was an aspiring rapper, who loved writing & making music with family & friends. He was loved by all who met him & will truly be missed. Jah-Jah leaves to cherish his memories his beloved mother Deantrica; sisters Dyenesha, Jamyra, Deangela, & Christina;…

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    James (EJ) Gary Young

    James G. Young (EJ), 56, of Middletown, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born in Middletown on July 13, 1962 to Rev. Dr. Willie J. Young and the late Rev. Judie Hugee Young. He served honorably with the United States Marine Corps. EJ was the owner of BU Clothing in Middletown and was currently employed with the State…

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    George H. Daniels

    George Henry Daniels, 90, of Hamden, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. He was born in Bamberg, SC on Sept. 27, 1927 to the late Paul W and Josephine Johnson Daniels. He was predeceased by his wife Catherine. George was blessed with 2 sons from a prior marriage to Ruth Lee Daniels(d): George A, Jr.(d) and Gregory A (Jacquetta) of…

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    Odesious Cornelious Medley

    Odesious Cornelious Medley, affectionately called “Dugs” by friends and family, was born on January 1, 1947 to Samuel and Hortence Medley in the Parish of St. James, Jamaica, West Indies. Dugs gained his education at Mt. Horeb All Age School. His first job was as a truck driver in Jamaica for All Island Banana Growers Association. Driving quickly became his…

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    Lila Lee Walker

    Lila Lee Walker, Born Lila Lee Marisette to Mr. and Mrs. John and Lois Marisette on December 8, 1929 in Birmingham Alabama, was a wife, mother, sister and friend. Standing just under six feet tall her slender frame, smooth dark skin, striking beauty, and regal carriage gave her a presence that one could not help but notice whenever she entered…

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    Kevin Omar Campbell

    It is with great sadness that the family of Kevin “Omar” Campbell announced his sudden passing on September 2, 2018. Kevin was born on April 4, 1984 in Kingston Jamaica. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Kevin uplifted the lives of everyone around him including students, co-workers, friends and family. He graduated from Windsor High School,…

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    Morris Hammie Jr.

    Morris Hammie Jr., 87, of Hamden passed away peacefully at home on September 13, 2018. He was born to the late Morris & Daisy Hammie, Sr. on December 30, 1930 in New Haven, CT. Morris had a love for photography and electronics. He was welder for G+ O and Winchester Gun Manufacturing Company & also was a veteran that served…

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    Louise Coley

    Louise Coley, 78, departed this life on September 10, 2018. She was born in Sumter, SC on March 29, 1940 to the late Lawrence Robinson and Marie Davis Robinson. Prior to her retirement, Louise was employed by the State of CT as an Analyst for the DMV. Louise was a wonderful person who loved her family unconditionally and will be…

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    Leonard Bradshaw Dakers

    Leonard Bradshaw Dakers was born on November 5, 1917 in a little parish called St. Mary to Marie Dakers and Mr. Ruben Bradshaw. He was called away to his eternal rest on Thursday, August 30, 2018, peacefully, with his loving niece Myra by his side. He was a hard working young man who worked with the railroad company as a…

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    Clara Howard Chappell

    Clara Howard Chappell, 79, departed this life on September 6, 2018. She was born in Prattville, Alabama on February 1, 1939 to the late Mose Anderson Howard and Rosa Coleman. Clara began working at the age of 10 years old as a dishwasher and she also learned to pick cotton at an early age. Before she retired, she worked as…

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    Mander Lee Parker

    Mander Lee Parker, 78, of Hartford, passed away on September 2, 2018. She was born in Gerrod, GA on June 4, 1940 to the late David Wright & Mary Hankerson. Mander leaves to cherish her memories, loving husband Augusta Parker; son, Kevin (Lucinda) Wright; daughter, Brenda Whitman; brothers Raymond Wright & Joseph Wright; sisters Emily (Richard) Ruff, & Alberta Moore,…

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    Anthony Rhondale Adams

    On May 24, 1972 in Hartford, CT, God blessed Katherine Adams Robinson and Anthony Ellis with an amazing son, Anthony Rhondale Adams. He went home to be with the Lord on September 2, 2018. In 2002, Anthony married the love of his life, Juana. He was a devoted husband, a loving father to their three children, and the epitome of…

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    Augustin James

    Augustin James, 67, departed this life on August 30, 2018. He was born on June 22, 1951 in Saltibus, St. Lucia to the late Robert and Josephine James. Augustin was a self-employed contractor; his business was known as Top Job Remodeling. Augustin was a great Domino player and was a member of the St. Lucian Domino team. He was a…

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    Almarene Collins

    Almarene “Alma” Collins, 86 of Hartford, CT was born on July 21, 1932 in Tuskegee, Alabama to the late W.E. and Prince Cola (Raise) Collins, Sr. She transitioned to be with the Lord surrounded by her family at Hartford Hospital on Saturday, August 25, 2018. At an early age, she joined the St. Paul Baptist Church in Tuskegee, Alabama. She…

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    Vera Ann Jones Bowens

    Vera Ann Robinson Jones Bowens, affectionately known as “Bay” of Hartford, CT departed this earthly life on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the age of 79. She was born in Hartford, CT to the late Vera Mae (Oliver) Robinson and the late Allen Robinson, Sr., who were born in Americus, GA. When she was well enough, she attended Victory Temple…

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    Lester Leslie Hicks

    Lester (Leslie) Hicks, 89, of Hartford transitioned on August 29, 2018. He was born on August 18, 1929 to the late Essie and Mollie (Mainor) Hicks in Hartford. He was a graduate of Enfield High School and then served in the US Air Force. Lester was employed 54 years at the United States Postal Service and was a faithful, dedicated…

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    Dorothy Elease Dillard Gilmer

    Dorothy Elease Dillard Gilmer, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all whom crossed her path, passed peacefully on July 17, 2018 at the age of 100 years old with her youngest grandchild by her side. Dorothy was born on October 4, 1917, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She was the oldest daughter to James Dillard and Betty Scott. Dorothy had…

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    Alice Marie Elizabeth Mankins

    Alice Marie Elizabeth Mankins, 60, of Hartford departed this world on August 19, 2018. Alice was born on July 2, 1958 in Hartford to the late John Mankins and Thelma Shuff Mankins. Alice was a very loving woman who will be missed dearly by all those who knew her. Alice leaves to cherish her memories a daughter Johnitrea Williams (Woodrow…

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    Ann Marie Brown

    Ann Marie Brown, 81, of Hamden, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018. She was born in Bridgeport, CT on March 30, 1937 to the late Edward and Eloise Fletcher. She worked as a manager with SNET. Ann leaves to cherish her memory, sons, Michael (Sheree) Brown and Jiman (Ashley Rice)Brown; sister, Helen Dean; grandchildren, Garrett Brown, Chelsy Brown, Jannai Brown,…

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    Norma Theresa Owens

    Norma T. Owens, 90, of Hartford, Connecticut, transitioned from this life into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, August 20th, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital. Norma was born in Kingston, Jamaica but lived most of her life in Hartford. She is predeceased by her parents, Ronald and Celina Owens, brothers Canute Owens, Errol Owens, sister,…

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    Charles Granger

    Charles L. Granger, 78, was born in Kinston, NC on March 31, 1940 and entered into eternal rest on August 21, 2018 in Ellenwood, GA. He was the only child of the late Bertha Granger; and lived most of his adult life in New Haven, CT. Charles loved life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed reading and spending…

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    Mr. Eunis Trail

    Eunis Trail, 86, of Hartford, departed this life on Monday, August 13, 2018. Eunis was born on September 23, 1931 to the late William Trail and Ida Gillard in Discovery Bay, Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica. For many years, Mr. Trail worked as a tractor trailer instructor in Jamaica before migrating to the USA, in 1970. For over 27 years, he…

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    Wesley V. Smith

    Wesley V. Smith, 73, departed this life August 17, 2018. Born in Hartford, CT on February 2, 1945 to the late Solomon Smith and Carrie E. Young, he became a man of several interests; an avid reader and writer, lover of fresh water fishing and R&B music of the 60s & 70s, and he loved his family dearly. Wesley was…

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    Samuel E. Smith

    Samuel E. Smith was born on October 11, 1944 in New York City and departed this life on August 16, 2018. He was the only child of the late Samuel Eugene Smith and Annie Ruth Cooper Smith. He was raised in the Bronx, NY and maintained contact with his childhood friends throughout his life. Samuel earned a Bachelor of Arts…

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    Geraldine Reynolds Green

    Geraldine Reynolds Green was born on February 22, 1936 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Carrie Glen Reynolds and William T. Reynolds, and went home to be with her Lord surrounded by her family on Friday, August 17, 2018. She was a life long resident of Hartford, attending Hartford Public elementary and high schools. She studied piano, cello and double…

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    Linwood E. Jones

    Linwood E. Jones, 63, of West Hartford, departed this life Sunday, August 12, 2018. Linwood was born on May 24, 1955 in Zebulon, North Carolina to the late James Edward Jones and Nellie Gray Ferrell. Linwood loved to sing; he particularly enjoyed old school rhythm and blues. He also enjoyed a good meal and loved to read. Linwood leaves to…

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    Carol Laverne Lucas

    Carol L Lucas, of Hartford, CT, was called home August 13, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at Hartford Hospital. She was a candid, hard working, free spirit who brought joy and laughter to all those around her. No matter where she went, Carol made sure to be dressed in her finest fashions. She enjoyed shopping, traveling, and spending time…