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Robert Horton Dean

posted: Jul 11, 2011 10:09 am | Comments (0)

Robert Horton Dean died July 7. 

Born in White Plains, N.Y., he was a resident of Fair Haven and the son of the late Edwin and Edna (Horton) Dean.

Horton graduated from Allegeny College and Columbia University. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam wars in the U.S. Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Dean; daughters Claudia Chapel, of Laguna Beach, Calif., Colette Ballew, of Damascus, Pa., and Dawn King, of Overland Park, Kan.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. 

Services are private. 

Service by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St. To leave a messages of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Michele L. Stokes-Hailey, 58

posted: Jul 8, 2011 11:04 am | Comments (0)

Michele L. Stokes-Hailey, 58, passed away at the Hospital of St. Raphael July 1. 

She was born July 15, 1952, in New Haven to William Stokes and the late Elizabeth C. Burrell-Stokes. 

Michele leaves to cherish her memory husband Wayne Hailey, of California; daughters Ingrid (Billy) and Markita, of New Haven; stepson Wayne Jr.;  stepdaughters Tijana and Mareesha, of New Haven; grandchildren Kevin Sr, Alexis, Rayna, Nyir, Jayla, Destini and Jordyn, of New Haven; great-grandchildren Kimah, Ny’asia and Kevin Jr., of New Haven; sisters Gail and Karyn Stokes, of West Haven; and very special friends Marcus Thomas Jr. and Robbie Potter. 

A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, July 9, at 9 a.m. at Bible Gospel Center, 143 Leeder Hill Dr., Hamden, with calling hours from 8-9 a.m. Interment will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. 

Service by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St.  To leave a message of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Katherine Shaw, 69

posted: Jul 8, 2011 6:11 am | Comments (0)

Katherine Shaw, 69, of New Haven, departed this life July 1. She was the widow of Joseph Shaw.

Born in Georgetown, S.C., on May 15, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Martha Canteen.

She is survived by sisters Betty Hancock (Robert), Sarah M. Gore, Barbara White, Sylvia Fields (John) and Susan Canteen; brothers Leonard Canteen, Jr. (Wilhelmina), Willie E. Canteen (Carolyn) and James Albert Canteen (Marie); grandchildren Terry and M. Shaw; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mildred Shaw; a brother, Nathaniel Canteen; and brothers-in-law Lawrence Gore and Frederick White.

A memorial service to celebrate Mrs. Shaw’s life and legacy will be held Friday, July 8, at 11:00 a.m. at Rock Tabernacle Ministries, 94 Webster St.

Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St. An online guestbook is available at www.curvinkcouncil.com.

Travis Washington Jr., 17

posted: Jul 7, 2011 11:16 am | Comments (0)

Travis Washington Jr., 17, of New Haven, departed this life June 25. He was shot to death; his case spurred much soul-searching in New Haven.

Born in New Haven on March 30, 1994, he was the son of Virginia Williams (Todd) and Travis Washington.

In addition to his parents and stepfather, he is survived by sisters Tavonne, Teagan and Jac’queline Williams and Alyssa Washington; brothers Benjamin Washington and Otis Powell; a niece, Brittani Williams; his grandparents, Glenn and Beverly Washington; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held Friday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at Bethel AME Church, 255 Goffe St. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 1-2 p.m. Burial will be private.

Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St. An online guestbook is available at www.curvinkcouncil.com.

Eugene M. Wells, 73

posted: Jul 7, 2011 6:59 am | Comments (0)

Eugene M. Wells, 73, of New Haven, passed away peacefully at his home July 2 with his family by his side after a long battle with multiple myeloma. 

He was born in New Haven to the late Alfred and Ethel Wells.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ledbetter Wells; loving children Tonya Wells, of West Haven, and Jason (Candice) Wells, of Stratford; mother-in-law Ruth J. Ledbetter; brothers Franklyn (Daisy) Wells, of New Haven, and Hurbert Wells, of New Hampshire; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Iris Russell, and brother Calvin Wells. 

A celebration of his life will take place on Friday, July 8, at 11 a.m. at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St., with calling hours from 9-11 a.m. Interment will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.

To leave a message of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Mervin Allen, 84

posted: Jul 5, 2011 12:02 pm | Comments (0)

Mervin Allen, 84, of New Haven, passed away June 29. 

He was born to the late Fannie Goodson in Mount Dora, Fla., on July 24, 1926. 

Cherishing his memory: daughter Jacqueline Thomas of Ansonia; nieces Bernice Allen of Ansonia and Ilona Daniels of New Haven; nephews William Allen Jr. of Mt Kisco, N.Y., and Robert Guidry of Phoenix; grand-nephews Gregory K. Levy of West Haven and Ulysses Allen Jr. III of California; and sister-in-law Queenie Guidry. He was predeceased by two brothers and three sisters. 

A celebration of his life will take place on Tuesday, July 5, at 11 a.m. at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St., with calling hours from 10-11 a.m. 

To leave a message of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Tonja Webb, 47

posted: Jun 30, 2011 8:54 am | Comments (0)

Tonja Webb, 47, of New Haven, passed away June 29. 

She was born to the late Willie Webb and Katie Carter of Miami, Fla., on April 14, 1964, in Miami.

Besides her mother, cherishing her memory are sisters Elicia Lacombe and Idella Bell, both of New Haven, and Latrell Webb of Miami. 

A celebration of her life will take place on Friday, July 1, at 7 p.m. at Beulah Heights First Pentecostal, 782 Orchard St., with calling hours from 6-7 p.m. Interment is private. 

Service by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St. To leave a message of comfort: www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Marjorie V. Hinds, 77

posted: Jun 29, 2011 8:19 am | Comments (0)

Marjorie V. Hinds, 77, of New Haven, passed away June 21. 

She was born to the late Cleophas Bowen and Louise Hinds on Oct. 24, 1933, in St. Lucy, Barbados. 

Cherishing her memory are children Roosevelt Bowen and Angella Hardy; siblings Wemberly (Denise) Bowen and Esther Bowen; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She was predeceased by brother Gladston Hinds. 

A celebration of her life will take place Friday, July 1, at 11 a.m. at Christ Chapel New Testament, 220 Dixwell Ave., with calling hours from 9-11 a.m. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. 

Service by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St. To leave a message of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Jeffrey C. Alston Sr., 48

posted: Jun 24, 2011 11:07 am | Comments (0)

Jeffrey C.  Alston Sr., 48, passed away June 19. 

He was born to the late Robert Alston and Betty P. Alston of New Haven on Aug. 24, 1962. 

A celebration of his life will take place Monday, June 27, at 11 a.m. at Christ Chapel New Testament, 220 Dixwell Ave., with calling hours from 9-11 a.m. Interment will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. To leave a message of comfort, visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Ralph Jenkins, 77

posted: Jun 16, 2011 6:16 am | Comments (1)

Ralph A. Jenkins, 77, of New Haven, passed away June 12.  He was born to the late Carl Jenkins and Mae Lewis in New Haven on July 22, 1933.
 
He leaves to cherish his memory: wife Alberta Jenkins; children Leroy, Lorena, Melissa, Delancey and Alpha Jenkins; stepchildren Rodney McCoy, Lori Wilson and Felicia Edwards; sisters Doris Jenkins and Blanche Winston; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends. 

He was predeceased by two sons, Ralph Jenkins and Keith Hall; three brothers, Carl, Leroy, and Robert Jenkins; and sister Pauline Young. 

A celebration of his life, with military honors, will take place on Saturday, June 18, at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church of God In Christ, 139 Winthrop Ave., New Haven. There will be an Elk ceremony during the service.  Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10-11 a.m. Interment is private. 

Service by Howard K. Hill Funeral Service, 1287 Chapel St., New Haven. To leave a message of comfort for the Jenkins family, please visit our website, www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

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