John Richard McGowan III

May 22, 2023

On God’s Beautiful Monday Afternoon of May 22nd, 2023, the gates of heaven opened, and John Richard McGowan III was called forward to heaven. John was born in New Haven, CT on February 11th, 1995, at Yale New Haven Hospital. Born to Mirta Gomez,

Cathy Lynn Planeta

May 21, 2023

Cathy Lynn (Howe) Planeta, 70, of Hamden, passed away on May 21, 2023, at St. Francis Hospital of Hartford. She was born on February 16, 1953 in New Haven, CT., daughter of the late David and Eleanor (Conley) Howe Jr. Loving mother of Joseph Planeta

Margaret Howard

May 20, 2023

Visitation will be on Saturday, June 3, 2023 in Colonial Funerals, 86 Circular Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut at 3pm. Condolences may be expressed at

Delio Vasquez

May 17, 2023

Delio Vasquez, 62, of New Haven, entered eternal rest on May 17, 2023. Born in New Haven, CT, on December 15, 1960, he was the son of the late Magdaleno Vasquez-Cortez and Paula Luna. Delio was raised by his grandparents Juana and Pedro Colon. Delio

Walter Gerald Gibbs

May 16, 2023

Walter Gerald Gibbs 1949- 2023 Walter Gerald Gibbs, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.  He was born on October 26, 1949, to the late Rachel Cothran (Elder) and Joseph Gibbs. Walter spent hi

Diane Beathea

May 14, 2023

Diane Beathea was born June 21, 1953 in Durham, NC, to the Parents of Sam & Nancy Bethea. As a teen, the family relocated to New Haven, CT. Where Diane graduated from Richard C. Lee High School, and began a family of her own. Diane received

Martryce Sharell Gatling Sr.

May 11, 2023

Martryce Sharell Gatling Sr. Passed away unexpectedly May 11, 2023 at home. Martryce affectionately known as Rell was born July 6th 1981 in Waterbury CT to Juliette Stevenson and Wesley Blathers. He was the Stepson of the late Johnnie Alton Gatling.

Debra Hailey-Fuqua

May 10, 2023

Debra Hailey-Fuqua passed away on May 10th, 2023, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Debra was born on August 16th, 1961, to Lannie Hailey and Helen Heggie in New Haven, Connecticut.  After graduating from James Hillhouse High School, she ea