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Louvernia Roundtree

posted: Feb 19, 2010 11:35 am | Comments (0)

Louvernia C. Roundtree, 76, of New Haven, departed this life February 15, 2010. She was the wife of Charlie Roundtree.

Born in Cairo, GA, July 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late John and Lela Brown Corker.

Prior to retiring, she was employed at the V.A. Medical Center in West Haven.

In addition to her husband, she leaves to cherish her memory, a sister, Elizabeth Corker Rowland; a goddaughter, Brenda Campbell (David); and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters.

A celebration of Mrs. Roundtree’s life will be held Monday, February 22, 2010, at 11:00 AM at St .Matthew’s UFWB Church, 400 Dixwell Ave., New Haven. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Arthur Lee Allen

posted: Feb 17, 2010 12:12 pm | Comments (0)

Arthur Lee Allen “Bo-Jay”, 86, of New Haven, departed this life February 9, 2010. He was the husband of Willie Mae Allen.

Born in Havana, FL, August 23, 1923, he was the son of the late Jim and Laura JenningsAllen.

Prior to retiring, he was employed as a Truck Driver for over 50 years.

In addition to his wife, he leaves to cherish his memory, daughters, Maudeen and Patricia Allen; a son, Samuel Lee Allen; 19 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by sons, Donald L. Allen and Arthur L. Allen, Jr.; a daughter, Alicia Winns; brothers, Jimmy L. and Johnny L. Allen; and a sister, Brownie Mae Walker.

A celebration of Mr. Allen’s life and legacy will be held Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 11:00 AM at Walk of Faith Church, 104 Fairmont Ave., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 10:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be private. Professional services entrusted to Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Online guestbook available at www.curvinkcouncil.com

Melvyn Williams

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:42 pm | Comments (0)

Melvyn Williams, Sr. of New Haven, CT passed away January 31, 2010.  Melvyn was born to the late Phillip and Vandina (Stevenson) Williams. He leaves to cherish his memory; wife, Gertrude Hill Williams of New Haven, sons, Melvyn Williams, Jr, Rev. Phillip (Elaine) Franklin Williams, II, Frank R. Whitfield (Catrice), Phillip F. William, III all of New Haven; daughters, Toni R. Brown (Steve) of Bloomfield, Rev. Kathy Dockery (Chester), Sonda Foreman (JayKeen) both of New Haven; sisters, Dorothy Richardson of Wallingford, Ernestine Elliott of New Haven, Loraine Fidalgo of New Haven; sister-in-law, Elaine Williams of New Haven; 30 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.  He was predeceased by brothers, Ernest Saunders, Lorenzo Fidalgo and sister, Gloria Stourt.  A celebration of his life will take place Monday February 8, 2010 at 11 AM at the Inspiration Zion Ministries, 141 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT.  Friends may call Monday at the church from 10-11 AM.  Interment will take place in the CT Veterans’ Cemetery, Middletown, CT.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511.  To leave a message of comfort to the Williams family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

William Lewis

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:41 pm | Comments (0)

William “Buster” N. Lewis of Hamden, CT passed away February 3, 2010. He was born to the late William N. Lewis Sr. and Grace Fisher on November 7, 1925. William was an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church prior to his illness.  He leaves to cherish his memory; daughters, Yolanda Cain of Florence, MI, Khalilah Fisher of Hamden, CT, and special daughter, Gaynell (Willie) Martin of Hamden, CT,; step son, Darryl Simmons of New Haven, CT; sister, Virginia Gatling of Waterbury, CT; 7 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren as well as host of nieces and nephews.  A celebration of his life will take place Monday February 8 10:30 AM at Pitts Chapel, 64 Brewster Street, New Haven, CT . Friends and family may call at the church Monday 9:30-10:30AM.  Interment will take place at the CT State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Lewis family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Sandra Harris

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:41 pm | Comments (0)

Sandra Harris of New Haven passed away January 31, 2010.  She was born August 4, 1957 in New Haven, CT to the late Willie and Willie Doris (Peterson) Harris. She was also predeceased by a sister, Lenea Harris. She leaves to cherish her memory; son, Jacoby Harris; brother, James L. (Cassandra) Harris of NC; sisters, Pristrilla Harris of New Haven and Priscilla Harris of MA; grandchildren, Jacoby Harris, Jr. and Janasia Harris, nieces and nephews.  A celebration of her life will take place Saturday February 6, 2010 at 9 AM at the Bible Gospel Center 143 Leeder Hill Road, Hamden.  Friends may call Saturday at the church from 8-9:00 AM.  Interment will take place in Hamden Plains Cemetery.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 05611.  To leave a message of comfort to the Harris family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Lelia Blackmon

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:40 pm | Comments (0)

Lelia B.J. Blackmon, 71 of New Haven, CT passed away on January 28, 2010.  She was born to the late Clarence Jones Sr. and Frances Williams-Jones.  Lelia had a love for cooking, spending time with her grandchildren, and doing crossword puzzles.  She leaves to cherish her memory; son, Daniel (Shanda) Blackmon of Hamden, CT; daughters, Loretta (Bert) Rogers of Cleveland, OH, Donna (Jake) Whitehead of Harrisburg, PA, Linda (Briant) Wiggins of San Antonio, TX; dearest friend, Sam Rollinson Sr. of New Haven,Ct,;brothers, Clarence (Frances) Jones Jr. of Florence, SC, Henry Jones of Philadelphia, PA; sisters, Marie Dove of Philadelphia, PA, Dorothy (Desso) Canty and Joyce Jones both of Lindewald, NJ, Edith Hunter and Vivian Parker both of New Haven, CT; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Lelia was predeceased by 4 brothers, Nathaniel Jones, Joseph Jones, James Jones, and Joseph Maybanks and 3 sisters, Ruby Ford, Annis Calicat and Mildred Jones.  A celebration of her life will take place Saturday February 6, 2010 9AM at St. Matthews Unison Free Will Baptist Church, 400 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511.  Friends and family may call Friday February 5, at Howard K. Hill Funeral Home, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 6-8PM.  Interment is in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Blackmon family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Felix DaCosta

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:40 pm | Comments (0)

Felix Honorio DaCosta, 74, of New Haven, CT, passed away on January 24, 2010.  He was born to the late Simon DaCosta and Margie Wilson on April 24, 1935.  He leaves to cherish his memory; wife Eva Taylor DaCosta of New Haven, CT; sons Michael DaCosta, Larry DaCosta, Sterling DaCosta all of New Haven, CT; daughter, Antoinette DaCosta of New Haven, CT; brother, Junie Moore of CA.  He was predeceased by 1 brother and 4 sisters.  A celebration of his life will take place on February 2, 2010 at 11AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Home, 1287 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. Friends and family may call at the funeral home 10-11AM.  Interment is private. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the DaCosta family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Jerry Crawford

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:39 pm | Comments (0)

Jerry “JP” P. Crawford Sr. of West Haven, CT passed away on January 25, 2010.  Jerry was born to the late Harry Crawford and Julia Price.  After retiring from Carpenter Steel, Jerry moved to West Haven, Connecticut. He was employed by the City of New Haven Board Education as a custodian engineer for fourteen years until he retired.  He leaves to cherish his memory; wife, Sheridan Crawford of West Haven, CT; sons, Jerry P. Crawford III of New Haven, CT, Jermer P. Lewis and Marcus Lewis of West Haven, CT, Leron Crawford of Bridgeport, CT; daughters Robin Crawford, Julie Crawford, Vanessa Crawford, Valera Crawford, Trina Crawford, Brenda Crawford, Mildred Crawford.  A celebration of his life will take place Saturday February 6, 2010 at 5PM East Rock Elks Lodge, 87 Webster Street, New Haven, CT. Friends and family may call Saturday at the Elks from 4-5PM.  Interment is private.  To leave a message of comfort to the Crawford family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Howard Eubanks

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:34 pm | Comments (0)

Howard “Duke” Eubanks departed his earthly life January 27, 2010.  He leaves two sons, Howard Eubanks Jr. of CA and Troy Eubanks of New Haven.  5 grandchildren, 3 great-grand children.  Mr. Eubanks is also survived by his brother Milton Eubanks Jr., sisters Alice Sims, Arlene Harvin and Gladys Sumler.  He was predeceased by his parents Milton and Annie Eubanks, a brother Leroy Garner Eubanks, sisters Anna Hill and Ruby Miller.  A celebration of his life will take place Wednesday February 3, 2010 11AM at Howard K. Hill Funeral Home, 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511.  Friends and family may call at the funeral home 10AM.  Interment is in Hamden Plains. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Eubanks family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

Clayton Bostic

posted: Feb 8, 2010 5:30 pm | Comments (0)

Clayton Earle Bostic of New Haven passed away January 29, 2010.  Clayton was born July 4, 1957 to the late Moses and Ernestine (Cables) Bostic.  Clayton earned his Associates Degree from Gateway Community College where he was on the Dean’s list. Clayton was employed with the Hill Health Center in New Haven, CT and served his country in the United States Army.  He leaves to cherish his memory; sons, Maurice Bostic (Lisa), Clayton Bostic, Jr. and Jeremiah Bostic all of New Haven; sisters, Sandi Stewart of SC, Bobbi J. Dunn (Linton) and Lisa Jenkins both of New Haven.  A celebration of his life will take place Saturday February 6, 2010 at 9 AM at the Promise Land Church of God, 240 Burwell Rd, West Haven, CT.  Friends and family may call Friday February 5, 2010 at the church from 6-8:00 PM. Interment will take place in Hamden Plains Cemetery, Hamden, CT.  Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services 1287 Chapel Street New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort to the Bostic family, please visit www.hkhfuneralservices.com. 

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