posted: Sep 22, 2010 7:00 am | Comments (0)
Gerald Edmondson, 59, of New Haven, departed this life September 7, 2010.
Born in New Haven, CT, August 25, 1951, he was the son of Florence Wright and the late Amos Black.
Mr. Edmondson was previously employed by the New Haven Fire Department as a Firefighter.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lauren Edmondson; his companion, Patti Ann Williams; a son, Lamont A. Edmondson; daughters, Lea L. Edmondson and LaVonna D. Williams; two grandchildren; an uncle, Jimmie Johnson; an aunt, Lola Johnson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate Mr. Edmondson’s life and legacy will be held Monday, September 20, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com
posted: Sep 20, 2010 7:00 am | Comments (0)
After a gradual decline in health, Carrol Jenise Moye, age 54, went home to be with the Lord the morning of September 12, 2010. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and friends during her last days. Carrol was born in Florence, AL on April 24, 1956 and was the daughter of George Washington Hurt, Jr. and Ernestine Virginia Reid Hurt.
posted: Sep 16, 2010 6:17 pm | Comments (2)
Robert Francis Adrian (Poppy), 44, a loving father, brother and devoted friend to many, entered into eternal life on Monday, September 13, 2010 after a tragic work-related accident at New Haven’s Science Park.
posted: Sep 3, 2010 1:04 am | Comments (0)
Oliver Coleman, Jr., age 57 of New Haven, CT, loving husband of Georgia (Ann) Green-Coleman departed this life Saturday, August 28, 2010 in Yale New Haven Hospital. Mr. Coleman was born August 20, 1953 in Clover, VA to the late Oliver Coleman, Sr. and Susie (King) Coleman. Oliver aka “Bonehead” grew up in White Plains, NY and attended public school there until he moved to New Haven, CT. He was employed at numerous jobs, with the last one at Yale University as a custodial worker. He enjoyed fishing, baseball and family time. Besides his loving wife, he leaves a daughter, Tyshi Williamson of New Haven; step-children, Pamela Watkins (Ellis) of NC, Adrienne Green (Stacey), Jason Goodson (Crystal), Kassondra Calloway all of New Haven; brothers, Ernest Coleman of VA, Bennie (Tanya) Coleman of New Haven; sisters, Louise Morton of NY, Quitana (Colonious) King of NC, Annie Coleman (George), Mamie Grinnan (Willie), Pinkey Foster all of New Haven; 8 sister-in-laws; 6 brother-in-laws; 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by 1 son, Oliver (Squeaky) Coleman, III, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 sister-in-law and 2 brother-in-laws. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 9:00 AM at St. Matthew UFW Baptist Church, 440 Dixwell Avenue New Haven. Calling hours will be held Saturday at the church from 8:00-9:00 AM. Interment will take place in Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven. To leave a message of comfort to the Coleman family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Sep 2, 2010 1:10 pm | Comments (0)
Clara Frank Smith, 93 of New Haven, CT passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Sister Anne Virginie Grimes Center. She was the wife of the late Hardy R. Smith. Clara was born on August 1, 1917 in North Carolina to the late Rev. Frank Johnson Sr. and Clara Williams Johnson. She was employed by Duke University for 34 years until her retirement. Clara was a longtime member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Durham, NC before joining Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in New Haven, CT. She is survived by her daughter Ella J. Smith of New Haven, her grandchildren, Corris, David, and Dana Smith of CT, and Marlano (Felicia) Smith Sr. of GA, her great grandchildren, Marlisha and Marlano Smith Jr. of GA, DeShawn Pittman and Melody Smith of CT, Mallory Smith of W.VA; sisters, Corris Gill of NY; brother, Frank Johnson Jr. New Mexico and a host of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Allen Hamlet, Malissa Woods, Cornelius Johnson and Arthur Hammond. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory can be made to Tower One and the Sister Anne Virginie Grimes Center. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday September 2, 2010 11 AM at Agape Christian Center, 90 Goffe Street, New Haven, CT. Friends may call at the church from 10-11AM. Interment will be at Beaverdale Memorial Park. To leave a message of comfort to the Smith family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com
posted: Aug 30, 2010 12:53 pm | Comments (0)
posted: Aug 26, 2010 11:27 am | Comments (0)
Jean “Nana” Wilson Wilder, born October 9, 1929 in Glen Cove, New York, transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, August 20, 2010. She was raised in Yonkers, New York by a loving uncle and aunt, David & Emily Wilson. Jean relocated to New Haven, CT in 1948 and two years later was joined in holy matrimony to Robert J. Wilder, Jr. She worked at Yale New Haven Hospital for a number of years prior to receiving an LPN certification in 1971. Jean retired from St. Raphael’s Hospital after 25 years of service as a Surgical Nurse. During her rich life, Jean enjoyed extensive traveling and reading. Jean is predeceased by Robert J. Wilder, Jr. and is survived by their three sons: Kevin, Keith, Glen and one daughter, Brenda Wilder. Also mourning her home going are three beloved sisters: Thomasenia Riggs, Nancy Sanchez and Muriele “Sissy” Harris. Jean was very proud to share her life with seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by a host of family, friends and acquaintances. A celebration of her life will take place Friday August 27, 2010 11AM at Varick A M E Zion Church, 242 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10-11 AM. Interment will be at Mt. St. Benedict, Bloomfield, CT. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. To leave a message of comfort to the Wilder family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com
posted: Aug 24, 2010 12:24 pm | Comments (0)
Eloise Pullen, 73, of New Haven, departed this life August 19, 2010.
Born in Hailfax County, NC, December 15, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy and Lelia Silver.
She was employed as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant.
Mrs. Pullen leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Thomas Pullen; children, Angela Pullen Heath, Carlton Pullen, Thomas Pullen, Jr. and Prophetess Ecclesiastes Marquez; brothers, Donald and Jimmy Silver; sisters, Maebelle and Maggie Richardson, Cora Davis and Jamilah Wali; nineteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Ernestine Silver Youins; brothers, Howard, James and Marlo Silver; and a sister, Ethel Davis.
A celebration of Mrs. Pullen’s life and legacy will be held Friday, August 27, 2010, at 10:00 AM at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Burial will be private. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com
posted: Aug 16, 2010 11:39 am | Comments (7)
Wayne Richard Campbell, 20 of New Haven, born February 13, 1990 went home to be with the Lord, August 11, 2010. He was a graduate from Wilbur Cross High School and attended Gateway Community College. He leaves to cherish his memory; mother, Janice Johnson-Benjamin of New Haven; sister, Chanel Johnson; grandmother, Nina Jackson; aunts, Barbara, Rosemarie, Keshia and Debbie; uncles, Jaycent, Charles, Tony and a host of other relatives and friends. A celebration of his life will be held, Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11 AM at Wayfaring Ministries, 295 Treadwell Street Hamden Bldg C, CT 06514. Calling hours will be held Tuesday at the church from 9-11:00 AM. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven. To leave a message of comfort to the Campbell family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Aug 11, 2010 11:30 am | Comments (1)
Cheryl A. Foreman I, 64 of New Haven, CT passed away on August 7, 2010 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford, CT.