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March 22, 1949 - November 28, 2019
Burial Date: December 6, 2019
A celebration of Mary Ann’s life will be held on Friday December 6, 2019 at Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church, 782 Orchard Street, New Haven at 11am. Viewing in Church from10-11am. Interment will follow at Hamden Plains Cemetery.
Mary Ann Giles, age 70, of New Haven, entered into eternal life on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at YNHH. She was born on March 22, 1949 in Axton, Virginia, daughter of Ruby (Turner) Giles of New Haven and the late Bruce Giles. Beloved wife of the late Albert Harp Sr. Loving mother of Albert (Hope) Harp Jr. of Bridgeport, Terry (Carla) Giles of New Haven, Tonia Giles of PA., Tashia Harp, Thomas “Andre” Massenburg both of West Haven, and Richard (Nakia) Massenburg of New Haven, Beloved sister of Marie Drye, Ernestine Giles, Linda Giles, Debra Young, Marlene Fleetwood, Sheila Brockenberry all of New Haven. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, and a host of Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by one son Edward Lee Harp, one sister Leila Brockenberry, and one grandson, Vashun Lewis Jr. and longtime companion Jimmy Lockhart.
Mary Ann graduated from Harding High School, and worked for the Mayor’s office in Bridgeport as a book keeper and secretary. She was also employed by ABC Community Action Agency and Pier Sausage Co. She was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking, music, and watching her favorite TV shows. She also loved watching her mother cook in the kitchen. What she enjoyed most was spending time with her family and friends, especially her cherished grandchildren. Her favorite ladies were the late Mrs. Lilian Harp, Mrs. Helen Grant and Mrs. Gloria Jones.
A celebration of Mary Ann’s life will be held on Friday December 6, 2019 at Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church, 782 Orchard Street, New Haven at 11am. Viewing in Church from10-11am. Interment will follow at Hamden Plains Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at colonialfunerals.com