Obituaries

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 www.colonialfunerals.com

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

Johnnie M Howard

May 8, 2023

Johnnie "J-Love" Howard passed away on May 8, 2023, at 59 years old, in New Haven, Connecticut. He succumbed to his injuries following a car accident in recent months. This display showed his courage in facing life's challenges with a smile. Johnnie

Jeffrey Byrd

May 7, 2023

Jeffrey Byrd passed away on May 7, 2023. He was born on October 3, 1957 in Waterbury, CT to the late Tim Phillips and Joyce Byrd. He was the loving father of Valenice Byrd of Virginia, Shanell Byrd of North Carolina, Jeffrey Byrd Jr., of Waterbury, B