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Freddie Fixer Passes

posted: Jan 5, 2010 3:05 pm | Comments (37)

edgrantsaward.pngHis real name was Ed Grant. He pioneered “environmental justice” before anyone invented the phrase.

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“Mr. Windows” Left His Mark

posted: Dec 31, 2009 12:02 pm | Comments (13)

Benson%20010.jpgDowntown they knew Benson Hameen McAuley as the guy who lived hand to mouth by washing windows and doing odd jobs. At Masjid Al-Islam on George Street they knew him as a stalwart at pre-dawn prayer services and an example of the life-changing effects of following the tenets of Islam.

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Relius E. Frison

posted: Dec 29, 2009 12:08 pm | Comments (2)

Relius%20E.%20Frison%207-16-1937%20-%2012-27-2009.jpgRelius Frison, 72 of New Haven, CT passed away December 27, 2009.  Relius was born July 16, 1937 in Smithfield, NC to the late Wilbert Smith and Claressor Frierson.  He leaves to cherish his memory; Relius Frison; aunt, Carol Moore of Fayettville, NC; cousins, Lois Yvonne Stimpson of Raliegh, NC, Faye Gary of Upper Marlboro, MD, Pamela Moore (Samuel) of Clayton, NC, Gail Thorpe (Charles) of Wendell, NC, Ceasar Frierson, Bruce Frierson,  of Garner, NC, Willie Maurice of MD,  and Edna Williams, of Fayettville, NC. A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 11 AM at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511.  Friends may call Wednesday at the church from 10-11 AM.  Interment will be in Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown, CT at a later date.  To leave a message of comfort to the Frison family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Veronica Alexander

posted: Dec 27, 2009 2:23 pm | Comments (0)

Veronica%20Alexander%204-11-1951-12-23-2009.jpgVeronica Alexander, 58 of New Haven, CT passed away December 23, 2009.  Veronica was born April 11, 1951 in New Haven, CT to the late Nathaniel Cooper and Floria Anderson.  Veronica was employed at Yale New Haven Hospital for 39 years as the Admissions Coordinator of the Children’s Psychiatric Unit. She leaves to cherish her memory; husband, Hank Warner of New Haven; son, Everet Alexander; step-sons, Ashante Warner, Andre Thompson both of New Haven; sister Julia Anderson of New Haven; brothers, Sonny Cooper, Jerome Cooper both of NY; special niece, Lakisha Streater of New Haven; grandchildren, Erika, Evan and Taylor Alexander, Malachi Warner; 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and special friends.  She was predeceased by her daughter, Ericka Alexander and stepson, Marcus Warner. A celebration of her life will take place Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 11 AM at St. Matthews UFW Baptist Church 400 Dixwell Ave, New Haven.  Friends may call Wednesday at the church from 9-11 AM.  Interment will be in Hamden Plains Cemetery, Hamden, CT.  To leave a message of comfort to the Alexander, Warner, Anderson families, please visit here.

Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Donelson, 92,

posted: Dec 25, 2009 10:25 am | Comments (0)

Thomas%20J.%20Donelson%208-1-1917%20-%2012-22-2009.jpgRev. Dr. Thomas J. Donelson, 92, went home to be with the Lord on December 22, 2009 at Yale New Haven Hospital. Rev. Donelson was born August 1, 1917 in Lexington, MS to the late Eddie and Hattie Mae Wilson-Donelson. He was married to Rev. Inez Franklin-Donelson.  He was the Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church, New Haven for 46 years. In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish his memory; daughter, Rev. Jacqueline Kornegay (George); 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; New Hope Church family and a host of brothers and sisters in Christ. He was predeceased by his first wife, Gladys Horton-Donelson; son, Thomas Donelson; daughters, Evang. Janet Mills, Crystal Donelson; brothers, Eddie and Lincoln Donelson; sisters, Pecolia Nolls, Beatrice Ross, Hattie Mae Griffin, Bertha Felix and Katherine Donelson. Funeral services will take place Wednesday December 30, 2009, 11 AM with calling hours from 9-11 AM at New Hope Baptist Church 109 Butler St. New Haven. Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery. Dr. Donelson will lie in state at the church, Tuesday December 29, 2009 from 12 Noon-6 PM with a celebration of his life for friends and family beginning at 6 PM. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Donelson family, please visit here.

Elmer Moore, Michelle Williams, Arthur H. Woodard Sr., Llewellyn (Bobby) Joseph Ward

posted: Dec 24, 2009 12:49 pm | Comments (0)

Elmer (Pete) Moore

Mr. Elmer (Pete) Moore was born to the late Elmer Walker Moore and Lucy Jane Thomas-Moore in New Haven, CT on February 17, 1927.  He departed this life on December 14, 2009 at the Yale University Health Center.  He served his country by enlisting in the Army, receiving a WWII Victory Medal and was honorably discharged in 1945.  He retired from Raybestos in Stratford, CT in 1985 and later worked as a Parking Lot Manager from 1986 to 2009 for TCI in New Haven, CT.  He is a member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, New Haven, CT.  Elmer (Pete) Moore leaves to cherish precious memories, a dedicated and loving wife, Gloria D. Moore; 2 sons, Elmer Moore III and Robert Moore; 2 daughters, Kellee Moore and Joan Arum; 8 grandchildren, Christopher, Dominique, Erica and Brandon Moore, Richard, Rashell, Elsie and Stephanie Arum; 2 brothers, Gordon and wife Mary, Sherrill (Bummy) Moore and aunt, Melinda Mann.  Also to cherish his memory, brothers-in-law, Joe L. Jackson and Virgil L. Jones; godchildren, Michelle Smith, Raven Justice and Cornelius Harge.  He is also survived by a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.  Elmer (Pete) Moore was predeceased by a daughter, Joann Arum; 2 brothers, Edward and Donald Moore and sister, Mary Jane Haywood.  Special thanks to the staff at Yale New Haven Hospital and the staff at Yale University Health Services.  A celebration of his life will take place Friday, December 18, 2009 at 11AM at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 255 Goffe Street New Haven, CT 06511.  Friends may call at 9AM.  Family will greet friends from 10AM-11AM.  Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery.  To leave a message of comfort to the Moore family, please visit here.

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Vivian Cox

posted: Dec 15, 2009 1:26 pm | Comments (0)

Vivian%20Olivia%20Smith%20Cox%201-25-1925-12-11-2009.jpgVivian Olivia Smith Cox “Grand”, 84 of New Haven went home on December 11, 2009.  Vivian was born to the late Claude Smith Armissy Harris on January 25, 1925 in Ayden, NC.  Vivian was a member of Church of God and Saints of Christ.  She leaves to cherish her memory; daughters, Shirley Cheeks and Edith Jackson of New Haven, CT; sons Johnnie Davis Cox Jr. (Bernice) of West Haven, CT and Willie Lee Cox (Mary) of Ayden, NC; sisters Shirley Williams of NY and Doris Stanley of Greenville, NC; brother Floyd Smith of New Haven, CT; 17 grandchildren, 37 great grand children, 47 great-great grand children and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  She was predeceased by her husband, Johnnie D. Cox; brothers James Smith and Chester Smith.

A celebration of her life will take place Friday December 18, 2009 at 11 AM at The Church of God and Saints of Christ, 109 Beers Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Friends may call Friday at the church from 9-11 AM. Interment will be in Beaverdale Cemetery.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Cox family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Isreal Rush

posted: Dec 15, 2009 1:17 pm | Comments (0)

Israel%20Rush.jpgIsreal Rush, 92, of New Haven passed away December 11, 2009.  Isreal was born to the late Norman and Leler Horne Rush on February 5, 1917 in Norwood, NC.  Isreal was a member of St. Mary’s Freewill Baptist Church in New Haven. He leaves to cherish his memory; wife Ida Borward- Rush of New Haven; daughters, Jean Rush and Joan Rush of MT Vernon, NY and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by; sister, Glennie Chambers and brother, Norman Rush Jr. A celebration of his life will take place Tuesday December 15, 2009 at 10 AM at St. Mary’s FWB Church 49 Goffe Street New Haven. Friends may call Tuesday at the church from 9-10 AM. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Rush family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Harry McCutcheon

posted: Dec 10, 2009 11:53 am | Comments (0)

Harry%20L.%20McCutcheon%206-6-1949%20-%2012-07-2009.jpgHarry L. McCutcheon, 60 of New Haven passed away December 7, 2009.  Harry was born to the late Ben McCutcheon and Alice Jordan June 6, 1949 in Lake City SC.  He leaves to cherish his memory; wife, Sinclair McCutcheon of New Haven; daughters, Tracey McCutcheon, Tonya McGill and Chiffon McGill; son Lawrence McGill all of New Haven; brother, Ben McCutcheon, Jr. (Barbara) of SC; sister Gwendolyn Jenkins of TX; 9 grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by 3 brothers. A celebration of his life will take place Saturday December 12, 2009 at 3pm at Ebenezer Chapel 50 Dwight St, New Haven. Friends may call Saturday at the church from 2-3pm. Interment is private.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort for the McCutcheon family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com.

Fay Hauptmann

posted: Dec 8, 2009 1:24 pm | Comments (0)

Fay%20Hauptmann.jpgFay Adonogene Hauptmann, 58, of New Haven, departed this life December 3, 2009.

Born in Jamaica, West Indies, March 24, 1951, she was the daughter of Beatrice Roberts Grant and Bertram Schaffe.

Ms. Hauptmann was employed at Goodwill Easter Seals as a Sales Clerk.

In addition to her parents, she leaves to cherish her memories, a son, Wayne Grant (Yvette Cruz); a daughter, Natalie Hauptmann; brothers, Karl Grant and Raymond and Winsome Schaffe; sisters, Valarie Hamilton, Annie Bennett, Jennifer Grant-Fowlin; Calene Grant-Young; and Vanessa McHayle; grandchildren, Amelia and Naomi Grant; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Earl McHayle.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, December 11, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Anthony’s Church, 70 Washington Ave., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday from 6:00-8:00 P.M. and Friday from 8:00-9:15 A.M. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

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