posted: Jan 14, 2011 7:53 am | Comments (0)
Isaiah Goodine, 82 of New Haven, CT passed away January 9, 2011. Born to the late Stiles and Beatrice Goodine on January 1, 1928 in Seneca, SC. Later, he came to New Haven and decided to make New Haven his home. He was employed at the Winchester Factory, Conrail, and retired from Metro North Commuter Railroad. Isaiah leaves to cherish his memory; companion of 35 years, Barbara Holloway of New Haven; sons, Stiles and Timothy White of New Haven, Anthony Eaddy, Raheim Holloway, Albert (Lisa) Eaddy, Lionel Johnson all of New Haven; God son, Wayne (Felicia) Ballard; daughters, Jonni Mae Goodine of Raleigh, NC, Mildred (Isaac) Johnson and Barbara Eaddy both of New Haven; 29 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Crawford, Willie, and Samuel Goodine. A Celebration of his life will take place on Saturday January 15, 2011 at 9AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven. Friends may call Saturday at the funeral home from 8-9AM. Interment is in Evergreen Cemetery. To leave a message of comfort to the Goodine family please visit our website at www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Jan 14, 2011 7:51 am | Comments (0)
Leroy Moorer, 91 of New Haven, born March 27, 1919 in Greenville, AL to the late Henry and Elena (Crenshaw) Moorer went home to be with the Lord, January 11, 2011. Leroy is survived by; son, Roy Moorer (Louise) of Meriden, CT; daughters, Jacqueline Weir (Gerry) of Camp Springs, MD, Dorothy Marsh of Greenville, AL, Jill Moorer of Chicago, IL, Lena Jackson (Gene) of Cassatt, SC, Gail Moorer, Virginia Moorer, Hildergard Samuels all of New Haven; sister, Essie Crenshaw of Greenville, AL; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson and a host of friends and relatives. Leroy was predeceased by his wife, Daisy White. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday January 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Church of Christ; 16 Gem Street, New Haven. A celebration of his life will take place Saturday January 22, 2011 in Greenville, AL. Interment will take place in Magnolia Cemetery, Greenville, AL. To leave a message of comfort to the Moorer family, please visit, www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Jan 14, 2011 4:14 am | Comments (0)
Howard Batchelor, 81, of New Haven, departed this life January 10, 2011.
Born in Enfield, NC, May 29, 1929, he was the son of the late Henry M.T. and Sarah Batchelor.
Prior to retiring, he was employed at E&F Construction Company as a Foreman for 35 years. Mr. Batchelor was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his daughter, Monica Bowden; grandchildren, Raul “Duke” Velazquez, Tonisha Foster and Tylon Bostic; a brother, Linwood Batchelor; his companion, Lucy June Boomer and her granddaughter, Lucy “Little Lucy” Boomer; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by a son, Tony O’Neal; three brothers and a sister.
A celebration of Mr. Batchelor’s life and legacy will be held Friday, January 14, 2011, 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
posted: Jan 13, 2011 1:32 pm | Comments (0)
Excerpts from Eulogy for Ina S. Yudkin Blair
Prepared by Rabbi Jon-Jay Tilsen, Congregatin Beth-El Keser Israel
Ina was born in the Bronx in 1943 and grew up in New Haven along with her sister in the loving home of her parents Joseph & Edythe Yudkin. There she learned the value of hard work, dedication to family and the ideals of her people.
posted: Jan 13, 2011 1:29 pm | Comments (0)
Katherine McMiller Pugh was born on May 25, 1923 in Newark, NJ. Born to the late Edward and Mary McMiller. It was during an annual conference which was being held in New Haven in September 1949, she meet a handsome young man by the name of Claude Pugh. They fell in love and married October 1950. They were happily married for 23 years until the Lord called her husband, Claude home to rest. Katherine was called from labor to reward on Friday January 7, 2011 at the Virginia Anne Grimes Nursing Center. She leaves to cherish her precious memory; sisters, Ruby McMiller Steele and Lucille McMiller Danzey; brother, Fletcher Bass (Debra); adopted children, Georgianna and Mike Moran; her Pastor and First Lady Bishop Robert J. and Lady Ethel T. Gay, St. Matthew’s Church Family and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday January 14, 2011 at 11AM at St. Matthew’s, 400 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT. Friends may call on Friday at the church from 9-11AM. To leave a message of comfort to the Pugh family, please visit our website at www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Jan 12, 2011 7:26 am | Comments (0)
Maxine E. Long, 66 of New Haven, CT passed away on January 8, 2011. Born to the late Lawrence Moore and Mabel McMillon in Durham, NC. She leaves to cherish her memory; daughters, Crystal and Lynthia Long of New Haven, CT; son, George (Tanya) Long of New Haven, CT; sisters, Denise (Richard) Smith of Bronx, NY, Barbara (Henry) McMillan of New Haven, CT; 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brother, Leroy McNeil. A celebration of her life will take place on Friday January 14, 2011 at 11AM at Love Center Ministries, 19 George Street, Hamden, CT. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 10-11AM. Interment will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. To leave a message of comfort to the Long family, please visit our website at www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Jan 11, 2011 7:40 am | Comments (0)
Josephine Overby, 81 of New Haven, CT passed away on January 7, 2011. Born to the late Louis and Josephine Briggs in Spartanburg, SC on January 00, 1928. She leaves to cherish her memory; long time companion of 45 years, Benny Johnson of New Haven, CT; adopted daughter, Linda Bradley of New Haven, CT. She was predeceased by husband Earl Overby. A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday January 11, 2011 at 10AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. Friends may call Tuesday at the funeral home from 9-10AM. Interment is private. To leave a message of comfort to the Overby family, please visit our website at www.hkhfuneralservices.com.
posted: Jan 10, 2011 2:54 am | Comments (1)
Thelma LaVerne Britton Solomon, a beloved New Haven public schools employee for four decades and an active member of Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church, died last Wednesday at the age of 71. Funeral services are to be held Monday morning at Immanuel Baptist Church (calling hours 9-11 a.m.; service beginning at 11 a.m.). Following is the obituary from the program.
posted: Jan 6, 2011 8:12 am | Comments (0)
Norine Newson, 73, of New Haven, departed this life January 1, 2011.
Born in Bamberg, SC, July 3, 1937, she was the daughter of James and Rever Samuel.
Ms. Newson was employed for numerous years as a Bookkeeper and was a member of New Haven Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, James Newson (Mildred); a daughter, Iris Newson; a brother, Carl Simmons; sisters, Elouise Williams, Barbara Glover and Elizabeth Mouzon; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lindy Ewing; a brother, James Samuel, Jr.; and sisters, Richardell Briggs and Katherine Garrett.
A celebration of Ms. Newson’s life and legacy will be held Saturday, January 8, 2011, at 9:00 AM at Church of Christ, 16 Gem St., New Haven. 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
posted: Dec 29, 2010 5:04 pm | Comments (0)
Cora Lee Thomas Holland, 87 of New Haven passed away December 25, 2010. Cora was born August 10, 1923 in Lexington, TN to the late Bessie (Moore) Thomas and William Thomas. She leaves to cherish her memory; children, Carol Holland (Curtis) of New Haven, Estelle Holland Spearman (Terry) of Atlanta, GA, George Holland, III (Malbreal) of New Haven, Mark Holland (Paulette) of New Haven; sisters, Helen L.
Council and Ruth E. White; 8 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and a host of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, George Holland, Jr.; son, Charles Thomas; sister, Mary Heath; brothers, William Thomas, Jr. and Larry J. Thomas. A celebration of her life will take place, Thursday December 30, 2010 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul UAME Church, 1267 Chapel Street, New Haven. Friends may call Thursday at the church from 10-11:00 AM. Interment will take place in Beaverdale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Cora Holland’s name to the New Haven Boys and Girls Club, 253 Columbus Ave, New Haven, CT 06519 or visit www.bgcnewhaven.org
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