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Elizabeth “Betty” Yopp Thigpen Williams

posted: Nov 4, 2010 5:46 am | Comments (0)

Elizabeth “Betty” Yopp Thigpen Williams, 75 born in New Britain, CT to the late Edward “EK” Yopp, Sr. and Thelma Brown passed away October 31, 2010 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford, CT.  Betty retired from the Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital after 30 years of service. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Thigpen; son, Michael Arthur Thigpen; special friend, Franklin Thomas of NY; sister, Annie Yopp; brother, John Artis Yopp, both of New Haven; daughter-in-law, Rosa Thigpen; grandsons, Shawn Thigpen, Xavier Thigpen, Michael Thigpen; granddaughter, Rosa Elizabeth Thigpen; great grandson, Shawn Thigpen, Jr. and a host of other family and lifelong friends.  She was predeceased by brothers, Edward Yopp, Jr., Roger Yopp and sister, MaryAnn Williams. A celebration of her life will take place, Friday November 5, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511.  Friends may call Friday at the funeral home from 9:30-11:00 AM.  Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.  To leave a message of comfort to the Williams family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Dae’onte’ Wolfork-Pisani

posted: Oct 28, 2010 6:49 am | Comments (8)

Dae’onte’ L. Wolfork-Pisani, 11,  passed away on October 22, 2010. Born in New Haven, July 26, 1999. Son of Karla Wolfork and Damian Pisani. He was a student at Edgewood Magnet School and a faithful member of Omega S.D.A. Church, both in New Haven, CT. Besides his parents he is survived by maternal grandparents Carolyn Chambers & Clarence Wolfork, and paternal grandparents Roxanne Pisani & Johnny Nesmith, 4 siblings,3 uncles, 4 aunts,2 great grandmothers, and a host of family and friends. A celebration of his life will be held on Monday November 1, 2010 11AM at Omega Seventh-Day Adventist 278 Winthrop Ave, New Haven, CT 0651l.  Friends may call at the church on Monday from 9-11AM. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery.  To leave a message of comfort to the Wolfork Pisani family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Lelia Salters-Jackson

posted: Oct 28, 2010 6:02 am | Comments (0)

Lelia Salters-Jackson, 71, of New Haven passed away on October 18, 2010.  Mrs. Salters-Jackson, daughter of the late Florenia Salters Burgess, the late Charles Montgomery and late James Harold Burgess was born in Kingstree, SC on May 4, 1939.  Lelia was a great cook, patient, loving, fun and orderly.  Lelia leaves to cherish her memory; husband, Edwood Jackson of New Haven; sons, Charles Salters of West Haven, Issac Oliver of New Haven; daughters, Yvonne Hammonds and Nijja Jackson both of New Haven, Deborah White of, VA; brothers, James (Dorothy) Burgess of West Haven, Lucious (Elizabeth) Burgess of New Haven and Leroy Jefferson (Georgiana) Burgess of SC; sister, Rose Marie Gamble, Annette (Ernest) Whack, and Angie (Fred) Amos all of, SC; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  She also leaves special caretaker of many years, Miss Michelle Lowery.  She was predeceased by son, Willie Salters, and sister, Helen Salters.  A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday October 28, 2010 11:00 AM at Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel Street, New Haven.  Friends may call Thursday at the church from 10-11AM. Interment will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.  For more information and to leave a message of comfort to the Salters-Jackson family, please visit our website at www.hkhfuneralservices.com

Dolores Bush

posted: Oct 27, 2010 1:19 pm | Comments (1)

Dolores E. Bush, 64, of New Haven, departed this life October 23, 2010.
Born in Pitt County, NC, October 21, 1946, she was the daughter of Gaytha Mae Bush and the late Clifton T. Bush, Sr.
Ms. Bush was employed at the Agency on Aging as a Case Manager and was a member of Varick AME Zion Church.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Erik Bush, brothers, Clifton T. Bush, Jr., Curtis R. Bush (Debra), Edward W. Bush (Trina) and Gary T. Bush (Sherry); sisters, Delzora and Willie B. Bush and Angela Pouncey; seven grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Bertha Bush.
A celebration of Ms. Bush’s life and legacy will be held Friday, October 29, 2010, at 11:00 AM at St. Paul UAME Church, 1267 Chapel St., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Elkanah Pitter

posted: Oct 27, 2010 7:56 am | Comments (0)

Elkanah W. Pitter, 88, of New Haven, departed this life October 18, 2010.
Born in Jamaica, West Indies, May 18, 1922, he was the son of the late James and Maudriana Pitter.
Mr. Pitter was employed for numerous years at Yale-New Haven Hospital as a Patient Transporter.
He is survived by a brother, Francis of Jamaica; nieces, Eugennie and Beatrice Pitter; nephews, Stanley Pitter (Gloria), Ivan Griffiths (Elaine); and Apton Folkes (Gloria); a host of great nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
A celebration of Mr. Pitter’s life will be held Saturday, October 30, 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

Rosetta Leonia Brown

posted: Oct 26, 2010 7:41 am | Comments (0)

Rosetta Leonia Brown, 94, of New Haven, departed this life October 21, 2010. She was the widow of Ulysses Brown.
Born in Norfolk, VA, August 2, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Bartlett and Mary Ella Wilson.
She was employed for numerous years by Frank W. Stevenson Co. as an Operator and Seamstress.
Mrs. Brown is survived by a special niece, Linda Barnes of West Haven; her goddaughter, Mary Ella Smith (Tommy) of Mt. Vernon, NY; a special nephew, Anthony Barnes of Clinton, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Ella M. Byrd-Herring.
A celebration of Mrs. Brown’s life will be held Monday, October 25, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Thalithan Rachel Higgs

posted: Oct 26, 2010 7:40 am | Comments (0)

{media_1}Thalithan Rachel Higgs, 91, of New Haven, departed this life, October 18, 2010.
Born in New Haven, CT, June 16, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William and Alice Higgs.
Ms. Higgs was a lifelong member of Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church and was employed for numerous years at Saxony Coat Factory as a Seamstress.
She was an avid collector of horse figurines.
She is survived by cousins, Louis and Judith Campbell and their daughter, Andrea Campbell; a niece, Margie Carlton (John); great nephews, Alphonso and Kenneth Flemming. She was predeceased by brothers, William, Frederick and Joseph Higgs and a sister, Helen G. Higgs.
A celebration of Ms. Higgs’ life will be held Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel St., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Hamden Plains Cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Barbara Edmonds-James

posted: Oct 6, 2010 6:36 am | Comments (0)

On September 25, 2010, God called Barbara (Wadley) Edmonds-James Home to rest after a brief illness. She was a resident of New Haven, Ct. Barbara was born in Riviera beach, Fla. To the late Attaway and Carrie Bell Wadley. She was a graduate of Hillhouse High School (Class of 1958). She attended Southern Connecticut State University and Springfield College where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, The Black Business and Professional Association, The Red Hat Club, and The Dixwell Senior Center. Barbara was the founder of the B&J Paint Company and later worked as a social services coordinator for the West Rock Neighborhood Corporation. She also worked as a paraprofessional at Fair Haven Middle School where she retired in 1997.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Mikel Edmonds-Grant and two siblings, Maurice Wadley Sr. and Joyce Weeks. Barbara’s memory will be forever cherished by her daughters, Michelle Edmonds-Sepulveda, Mia Duff (Tony), and her son, Sebastian Edmonds (Eve). She is also survived by a brother, Hershal Wadley (Cynthia), two sisters, Paij Bailey and Patricia Brown (Robert), Danny Sepulveda, Mari Camacho, 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and a host of friends and relatives. A celebration of her life will be held at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 255 Goffe Street, New Haven, on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010; Calling hours from 8-9 and Service at 9:00 a.m.  To leave a message of comfort to the James family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Huirles Moye

posted: Oct 6, 2010 5:42 am | Comments (0)

Huirles L. Moye, Jr. 83, of New Haven, departed this life October 1, 2010. He was the widower of Doris R. Moye.
Born in Ayden, NC, February 22, 1927, he was the son of Huirles L. Moye, Sr. and Helena Moye.
Prior to retiring, he was employed at Olin Corp. as a Machine Operator. He was a long time member of Union Temple U.F.W. Baptist Church where he served for many years on the Trustee Board and the Male Choir. He was also a member of Springs of Life-Giving Waters Church.  He is survived by sons, Rossie (Dorothy), Ronald, Sr. (Sharon) and David E. Moye, Sr.; daughters, Diane Frasier (Marion), Dolly and Sandi Moye, and Crystal Wilson-Laster; brothers, Walter Earl and Kelly Bruce Moye; sisters, Mildred Slaughter, Gayther Bush, Alberta Moye, and Betty Newborn; twenty grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by a brother, Thelbert Moye; a sister, Ruby Moye; and a daughter in-law, Carrol Moye.
A celebration of Mr. Moye’s life and legacy will be held Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Agape Christian Center, 90 Goffe St., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Nettie Skinner

posted: Oct 5, 2010 5:40 am | Comments (0)

Nettie Skinner, 100 of New Haven, CT passed away on Thursday September 30, 2010.  Born to the late Frank Peterson and Carrie Comeback Peterson in Kingston, NY on June, 8, 1910.  She leaves to cherish her memory; daughter, Joan Allen of Bronx, NY, Paula and Marion Skinner of New Haven, CT; 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by husband, Allen Skinner; sons, Allen Jr., Frank and Gordon Skinner and brother, Percy Peterson.  A celebration of her life will be held on Monday October 4, 2010 9AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511.  Interment will be in Hamden Plains.  To leave a message of comfort to the Skinner family please visit our website www.hkhfuneralservices.com

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