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    Delores Robinson

    Delores Robinson, 78, of Bridgeport CT, entered into eternal rest on September 9, 2019. She was the wife of the late Joe Henry Robinson. Mrs. Robinson was born in Birmingham, Alabama on October 1, 1940, a daughter of the late Fred and Doris Millhouse. She leaves to cherish loving memories, her children, Cedric (Val-Jean) Robinson, Kenneth (Jessica) Robinson, and Patricia…

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    Mae K. Soares

    Mae K. Soares, 92, entered eternal rest on September 9, 2019. She was the wife of John Soares. Mrs. Soares was born in Augusta, GA on May 15, 1927, a daughter of the late Rev. Paul Kelly and Georgia Allen Kelly. Prior to retiring from the New Haven Public Schools, she worked in daycare as an Early Childhood teacher. Mae…

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    Eleanor D. Harris

    Eleanor D. Harris, 80, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on September 1, 2019. She was the widow of Fred Harris. Mrs. Harris was born in New Haven, CT on October 13, 1938, a daughter of the late Wilbert Williams and Alice Willoughby Williams. Prior to retiring, Eleanor was employed by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health as a…

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    Eleanor D. Harris

    Eleanor D. Harris, 80, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on September 1, 2019. She was the widow of Fred Harris. Mrs. Harris was born in New Haven, CT on October 13, 1938, a daughter of the late Wilbert Williams and Alice Willoughby Williams. Prior to retiring, Eleanor was employed by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health as a…

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    Yvonne F. Edwards

    Yvonne F. Edwards, 67, of North Haven, entered eternal rest on August 28, 2019. She was the widow of Clarence Edwards. Mrs. Edwards was born in Thomaston, AL on October 4, 1951, a daughter of the late Chapman Bennett and Irma Grace Bennett. She was a longtime member of St. Matthew’s U.F.W.B. Church where she served on the Bereavement Ministry.…

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    Willie James Stall(worth)

    Willie James Stall(worth), 88, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on August 13, 2019. He was the husband of Macie Stall. Mr. Stall was born in Dallas County, AL on April 8, 1931, a son of the late Julia Harvell Hardy and Hunter Stallworth. Prior to retiring, he was employed by Local 455 as a Construction Laborer. Willie was a member…

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    Dorothy L. Murphy

    Dorothy L. Murphy, 79, of New Haven, died July 31, 2019. Ms. Murphy was born in Laurinburg, NC on January 1, 1940, a daughter of the late Dannie F. Shaw and Lenora Shaw. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and prior to retiring, was employed at Midstate Medical Center, Middlesex Hopsital and the former CHCP…

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    Nettie M. Johnson

    Nettie M. Johnson, 81, of West Haven, entered eternal rest on July 21, 2019. Viewing and visitation will be held at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. A Graveside service will follow at 10:00 a.m. at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Ave., North Haven.

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    Christine Callens Lewis

    Christine Callens Lewis, 63, of Orange, CT, departed this life on July 18, 2019. She was the wife of Ronald J. Lewis. Mrs. Lewis was born in Selma, AL on February 12, 1956, a daughter of Claborne Callens and the late Daisy Callens. She was a member of Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a retired Preschool Teacher with the…

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    Carolyn Heggins

    Carolyn Heggins of Hamden, CT, departed this life on July 11, 2019 at Yale-New Haven Hospital (York Street Campus) after a brief illness. She was born on July 2, 1944 in Darlington, South Carolina to the late Willie L. Ellis and Emma Lee Ellis. She was employed by Circuit Wise of North Haven, CT for many years. Carolyn was a…

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    William O. Spell

    William O. Spell, 74, of East Hartford, entered eternal rest on July 9, 2019. Funeral service will be held Monday, July 15, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Wayfaring Ministries, 29 Marne St. Rear, Hamden. Viewing will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

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    Shirley A. Gadsden

    Shirley A. Gadsden, 73, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on July 3, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Joseph A. Gadsden. Mrs. Gadsden was born in St. Stephen, SC on September 24, 1945, a daughter of the late William Gadsden and Neomia Giles Gadsden. Prior to retiring, she was employed by Finlay Fine Jeweler as an Inspector and…

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    Lenda S. Guest

    Lenda S. Guest entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the age of 69. She was born in Thorsby, Alabama on October 18, 1949 to the late Lucener Wright-Howard John B. Howard. She is survived by her loving husband Joseph Guest of over 50 years. From this union three children were born, Monica L. Haith (New Haven),…

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    Harvey Boatwright

    Harvey Boatwright, 70, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on June 11, 2019. He was the widower of Carolyn Boatwright. Mr. Boatwright was born in McDuffie, GA on September 14, 1948, a son of the late Sip and Carrie Boatwright. Prior to retiring, he was employed as a Supervisor at Marlin Firearms. He leaves to cherish loving memories, daughters, Sheila, Deborah,…

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    Joanne Roberts-Sims

    Joanne Roberts-Sims, 76, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on May 26, 2019. She was the wife of Wilbert Sims. Mrs. Roberts-Sims was born in Old Fort, NC on September 17, 1942, a daughter of the late Willie Lee Lytle and Fannie V. Troy Lytle. A celebration of Mrs. Roberts-Sims’ life and legacy will be Saturday, June 1, 2019, at…

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    Dr. William Henry Sunday Moore M.D.

    Dr. William Henry Sunday Moore M.D. , 91 years old, passed away on May 24, 2019 in Branford, CT at the Connecticut Hospice House. Dr. Moore was born in Maysville, NC on February 5, 1928, the fourth son of Reverend George Israel Moore and Everlener Ashford. He graduated from Jones County Training School at age sixteen. He was accepted to…

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    Lincoln A. Barker

    Lincoln A. Barker, 94, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on May 17, 2019. He was the widower of Nancy C. Barker. Mr. Barker was born in Loganville, GA on April 23, 1925, a son of the late Sylvester Barker, Sr. and Josephine Hammond Barker. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and prior to retirement, he was employed…

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    Rose Marie Petrucci Fusco

    Rose Marie Petrucci Fusco was much beloved by her late husband Lorenzo (Lawrence) Fusco; her daughter Maria Katherine and her grandson, Steven Philip Watts; her son, Lawrence Anthony, wife Danusia, and her granddaughter, Sarah Rose; her church family, Christ and the Epiphany, East Haven, CT; her dear friends, Gail Schappa and the late Roberta (Cathy) Watts; and most of all,…

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    Johnnie Laura Belle Brown

    Johnnie Laura Belle Brown was born on March 16, 1937 to John Wesley Dingle and Laura Kate Dingle (“née Mahone) in Clermont, Florida. She was predeceased by a brother, Elbert Jackson (“EJ”) Culpepper, and a sister, Altheria Norrington. She married James Henry Brown on April 20, 1957 in New York. She had two children, Eric Leneer Brown, born March 6,…

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    Robert Clifton Tucker

    Robert Clifton Tucker passed away on May 2, 2019. Robert was born on January 8, 1938 to the late George and Lucia Tucker. At age three he and his family moved from Abbeville, SC to New Haven, CT where he attended public schools, and graduated from Hillhouse High School. After completing the Marine Corps service, he went on to earn…

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    John L. Streater

    John L. Streater, 63, of North Haven, entered eternal rest on April 26, 2019.  Mr. Streater was born in Chesterfield, SC on January 21, 1956, a son of Pastor Rebecca Streater and the late Connie L. Streater. He was a member of Good Shepherd Holiness Church. John enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved traveling, fishing, and his number…

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    Sara E. Lisbon

    Sara E. Lisbon, 84, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on April 18, 2019. She was the widow of Willie Robert Lisbon. Mrs. Lisbon was born in Charleston, SC on October 19, 1934. She leaves to cherish loving memories, a niece, Henrietta Strong; grandniece, Aesha Cartier; her son, Willie Branch; and a host of other relatives and friends. A celebration…

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    Solomon Brown

    Solomon Brown, 85, of Hamden, formerly of New Haven, entered eternal rest on April 11, 2019. He was the widower of Mildred Louise Brown. Mr. Brown was born in Montezuma, GA on April 15, 1933, a son of the late Will Brown and Lelia Bell Fryer Brown. He was a longtime member of Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church and prior to…

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    Eugene Washington, Sr.

    Eugene Washington, Sr., 84, New Haven, entered eternal rest on April 3, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Mae Washington. Mr. Washington was born in Greenville, NC, on April 22, 1934, a son of the late David Washington and Fannie Darden Washington. Prior to retiring, he was employed at Leonard Concrete Company as a Concrete Pipe Maker. Eugene was…

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    L.C. Williams

    “For wherever I am, though far away at the ends of the earth, I will cry to you for help. When my heart is faint and overwhelmed, lead me to the mighty towering Rock of safety.” Psalm 61:2 From birth to death, it is the Master’s plan as to what our lives will entail. L.C. Williams departed this earthly realm…

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    Jerome Davis

    Jerome Davis, 57, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on March 26, 2019. Mr. Davis was born in Selma, AL on February 3, 1962, a son of the late Bessie Davis. He was most recently employed by the City of New Haven Police Department as an Animal Control Officer. He leaves to cherish loving memories, sisters, Bennie M. Watkins and…

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    Daryl T. Alston

    Daryl T. Alston, 52, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on March 22, 2019. Daryl was born in New Haven, CT on July 18, 1966, a son of Woodie Alston and the late Linda W. Alston. He was most recently employed at the Mary Wade Home. In addition to his father, he leaves to cherish loving memories, a son, Ian…

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    Keturah R. Townsend

    Keturah R. Townsend, 95, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on March 22, 2019. She was the widow of Mosslin I. Townsend. Mrs. Townsend was born in Sturge Town, St. Ann, Jamaica on May 16, 1923, daughter of the late George Lawrence and Dorcas Henry Lawrence. Prior to retiring, Keturah was employed at Yale University in the Environmental Services Department.…

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    Wanda F. Carr

    Wanda F. Carr, 58, of West Haven, entered eternal rest on March 23, 2019. Ms. Carr was born in Mt. Vernon, NY on December 25, 1960, a daughter of Willie Wilson Carr and the late Margaret Williams Carr. She was most recently employed at Yale University as a Shift Coordinator. In addition to her father, Wanda leaves to cherish loving…

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    Barbara C. Wright

    Barbara C. Wright, 83, of Middletown, entered eternal rest on March 10, 2019. She was the widow of James Arthur Wright, Sr. Mrs. Wright was born in Ansonia, CT on October 27, 1935, a daughter of the late Andre Martins Tavares and Harriett Johnson Martins. She was employed at the V.A. Hospital for over 25 years and was a longtime…

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    Jeannie Delois Moore Gamble

    Jeannie Delois Moore Gamble, 77, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on March 7, 2019. Ms. Gamble was born in Henry County, VA on December 16, 1941, a daughter of the late George K. Hairston (stepfather) and Blanche Deshazo Norman. Prior to retiring, she was employed by the City of New Haven Department of Public Health as a Registered Nurse.…

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    Richard Anthony de León

    Richard Anthony de León, 35, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on March 3, 2019. He was born in New Haven, CT, on November 15, 1983, a son of Magaly Rodriguez Perez Reyes and Carmelo de León. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepfather, Jose M. Reyes; his children, Christian Perez, Rebeca A. de León, Richard…

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    Rufus C. Woods, Jr.

    Rufus C. Woods, Jr., 94, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on February 24, 2019. He was the widower of Cora L. Woods. Mr. Woods was born in Anderson County, SC on June 28, 1924, a son of the late Rufus C. Woods, Sr. and Eulamae Newell Woods. Prior to retiring, he was employed by the New York City Transit Authority…

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    Direk T. Rodgers

    Direk T. Rodgers, 53, of West Haven, entered eternal rest on February 5, 2019.  He was born on June 8, 1965 in Newark, NJ to Rosalie Hill and the late Claude Fuller. In addition to his mom, from a very young age; Direk was raised by his dad, Bennie Hill. Direk graduated from West Haven High School in 1983. He…

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    Eddie Hammie

    Eddie “Jake the Handyman,” Hammie, of New Haven, CT, died peacefully on January 20, 2019. He was the son of the late Budd and Meta Hammie. He was baptized as a Jehovah’s Witness in 1994. Eddie is survived by seven children and a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Elaine Brown and twelve siblings.…

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    Rosa M. Pearson

    Rosa M. Pearson, 57, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on January 14, 2019. Ms. Pearson was born in New Haven, CT on December 2, 1961, a daughter of the late Robert Pearson and Daisy Mae McKnight Pearson. She was employed at Yale-New Haven Health and was a member of Wayfaring Ministries. Rosa leaves to cherish loving memories, her son, Jimmie…

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    Martha A. Tompkins

    Martha A. Tompkins, 87, of West Haven, entered eternal rest on January 8, 2019. Ms. Tompkins was born in Cairo, GA on March 2, 1931, a daughter of the late Willie James and Hattie Houston James. She was employed for numerous years at the former Jewish Home for the Aged as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant. She leaves to cherish loving…

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    Ada M. Garvin

    Ada M. Garvin, 86, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on January 6, 2019. She was born in Winnabow, NC on April 24, 1932, a daughter of the late Wheeler Garvin, Sr. and Dorothy Garvin. Prior to retiring, Ms. Garvin was employed at the former Echlin Automotive as a Machine Operator. She was longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church in…

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    Lula M. Bogerty

    Lula M. Bogerty, 67, of Dumfries, VA, formerly of New Haven, CT, passed away on December 30, 2018. A celebration of her life will take place Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm at Bethel AME Church, 255 Goffe St. New Haven, CT 06511.