Bernice Mabry “Nanny”, 96, formerly of 50 Grand Ave., passed away on August 18, 2013.
She was the widow of Henry Mabry. Born in Franklin, VA on October 10, 1916, the daughter of the late Walter and Devilla Carey Councill. She leaves a daughter Vernell M. Reid of Hamden, CT, grandchildren she raised Linwood Dancy of VA, Victoria Dancy of New Haven, CT and great grandson Bryce Dancy-Jones of New Haven, CT, 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by son William F. Mabry, daughter Carol Dancy, 4 brothers, 5 sisters and a granddaughter Bernice Dancy. Friends may call, at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven CT. Sunday, August 25, 2013 from 2-4pm. A celebration of her life will take place on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11AM at Friendship Baptist Church, 26 Edwards Street, Hamden, CT, with calling hours 10- 11AM. Interment will be held at Beaverdale Memorial Park. To leave a message of comfort for the Mabry family please visit, www.hkhkfuneralservices.com