Chapel Memorial Funeral Home Inc

A Dignified and Sympathetic Service.

Chapel Memorial Funeral Home, established in 1961 family owned and operated. Valerie Jones-Perkins, owner/funeral director, and embalmer specializes in many types of services including traditional, non-traditional and cremations for all religious denominations. Valerie as well as her staff has a high level professionalism that can accommodate the needs of your family.


Our Obituaries

Violet Rose Brett

February 26, 1932 - March 15, 2019

Waterbury:Violet Rose Brett's journey through life began on February 26th 1932 in the parish of Kingston Jamaica. She was the daughter of the late George and Lurline Pitkin being the first of 3 children. Her siblings now deceased were Sydney and Gloria. Violet's first years of schooling were in Kingston. A few years later she went to London England and entered into a nursing program, but...
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Tonny E. Santiago

May 30, 1965 - March 13, 2019

Waterbury: Mr. Tonny E. Santiago, 53, of Bishop Street, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was the husband of Iris N. Diaz. Mr. Santiago was born in Dorado, PR. on May 30, 1965, a son, to Pedro Santiago of New London CT, and the late Carmen Casstellano. Tonny attended Crosby High School and later became a machinist and an auto mechanic. He loved God and attended services at the...
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Frederick Minnis, Jr.

October 2, 1939 - March 12, 2019

Mr. Frederick Minnis, Jr. 79, of Center Street, Waterbury, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2019, at Waterbury Hospital, after a long illness. Mr. Minnis was born On October 2, 1939, in Waterbury, a son, to the late Frederick and Lillie (Gatling) Minnis Sr. "Freddie", as he was affectionately called, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and attended Kaynor Technical High School. ...
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Octavies J Nowell

July 31, 1927 - March 10, 2019

: Mr. Octavies J. Nowell, 91, formerly of Montclair, NJ passed away on Sunday March 10, 2019, at Regal Care Nursing Home, after many years of dealing with Alzheimer. Mr. Nowell was born July 31, 1927 in Gatesville, NC, son of the late William and Iris Ann (Simmons) Nowell. Mr. Nowell was a resident of Montclair, NJ for over 65 years until being transferred, by his family, to Waterbury in late...
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William R. Petty

May 4, 1935 - March 6, 2019

Mr. William Roscoe Petty, 83, of Bishop Street, passed away unexpectedly March 6, 2019 at his home. Mr. Petty was born May 4, 1935 in Durham, NC to the late Fred and Mae Lue (Monroe) Petty. Roscoe as he was called moved with his family to CT as a youngster living here until his passing. He was educated in the Waterbury public high school graduating from Leavenworth High School. Mr. Petty...
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Larry A. Stallings, Jr.

June 9, 1986 - March 2, 2019

Mr. Larry Alphonos Stallings Jr., 32 of Wooding Street, Bristol, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019, unexpectedly. Mr. Stallings Jr. was born on June 9, 1986, in Waterbury, to Larry A. Stallings Sr. of Waterbury and Francine (Powell) Hardy of Torrington. "Man Man", as he was so affectionately called, grew up in the Waterbury Public School System and graduated from Wilby High School in...
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David Lee Vasile, Jr.

June 18, 1991 - March 2, 2019

Mr. David Lee Vasile Jr., 27, of Waterbury, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019, unexpectedly. Mr. Vasile Jr. was born June 18, 1991, in Ridgewood, NJ to Mrs. Heidi Sekund of Toms River, NJ and the late David Lee Vasile Sr. David was educated in the Ridgewood public school system and graduated from Tom River South High School in Toms River, NJ. After high school, David worked in both...
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Rosa Cothrine

March 31, 1933 - February 24, 2019

Mrs. Rosa Lee (Anderson) Cothrine, 85 of Eastern Ave, Waterbury, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019 after a brief illness surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Mr. Titus Cothrine. She was born March 31, 1933 in Wilson, North Carolina the youngest of twelve children born to the late Jonah and Janie (Newsome) Anderson. As a child she was educated in the NC school system...
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Dorothy Mae Smith

February 15, 1934 - February 23, 2019

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Smith 85, of Center Street, Waterbury, surrounded by her family, passed away on February 23, 2019, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the loving companion of the late Harry Gatling Sr. Mrs. Smith was born February 15, 1934 in St. Louis Mo., to the late Riley and Nancy Pruitt of St. Louis, Mo. In 1962, Dorothy relocated to Waterbury where she resided until her passing. While...
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Jose F. Pena

February 3, 1958 - February 17, 2019

Mr. Jose F. Pena 61, of Willow Street, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the husband of Carmen Pena of Davenport, FL. Mr. Pena was born February 3, 1958 in Dominican Republic to Carmen Pena of DR and the late Jose Pena. Jose was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and graduated from Wilby High School. He was employed as a meter...
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Joseph Howard Kulikauskas

August 12, 1992 - February 13, 2019

Mr. Joseph Howard Kulikauskas, 26, of Waterbury, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at his home. Mr. Kulikauskas was born August 12, 1992, to Mrs. Dorothy (Seeley) Kulikauskas of Waterbury and the late Algirdas Kulikauskas. "Joey" as he was so affectionately called by family and friends, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and graduated from Wilby High School, where he...
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Rosa Maria Pauliano

November 27, 1926 - February 9, 2019

Mrs. Rosa Maria Paulino, 92, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born November 27, 1926 in Bani, Dominican Republic, daughter to the late Javier Paulino and Vicenta Gesualdo.
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Emanuel W. Jones

August 7, 1949 - February 5, 2019

Mr. Emanuel "Iggy" W. Jones Jr., 69, of Mortimer Street, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Yale New Haven Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Jones was born August 7, 1949 in Gatesville, NC a son to the late Emanuel W. and Mamie (Rascoe) Jones Sr. He was educated in the NC public school system graduating from Central High School in Gatesville, NC. Emanuel relocated to...
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Leatha Julia Barnes

May 7, 1931 - February 5, 2019

Evangelist Leatha Julia Barnes, 87, of William Street, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday February 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Joseph Barnes. Letha was born to the late Olein and Lizzie (Britten) Collins on May 7, 1931 in Rains, South Carolina. Letha was the last surviving child of Lizzie and Olein. Evangelist Barnes moved up North as a...
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Alex Rafael Toledo

August 24, 1993 - February 4, 2019

Mr. Alex Rafael Toledo, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, February 4, 2019. Alex was born August 24, 1993 in New Haven, CT a son to Alex Rene Toledo and Mildred Marin. He was a father, son, grandson, brother, uncle and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
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Carol Ann Williams

September 2, 1947 - February 2, 2019

Ms. Carol Ann Williams, 71, of Prospect, CT., transitioned on Saturday February 2, 2019 after a long illness. Mrs. Williams was born September 2, 1947, in Baltimore MD. She was the daughter of the late Dawson and Erma Lyles Savage Kerr, (Ellwood Savage). Carol Graduated from Crosby High School in 1966 and went on to obtain her CNA license, beginning her tenure at St Mary's Hospital, and...
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Jay Wallace Danzy, Jr.

February 12, 1962 - January 23, 2019

Waterbury: Mr. Jay Wallace Danzy Jr., 56, of Fern Street, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, after a long illness. Mr. Danzy was born February 12th, 1962, in Danbury, CT., to the late Jay Wallace and Helen (Thomas) Danzy Sr. Visitation 5p funeral 6p, Friday February 1st at Chapel Memorial Funeral Home.
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Earl G. Page

September 9, 1959 - January 23, 2019

Mr. Earl Gaylord Page, 59, of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Earl was born in Waterbury, CT., on September 9, 1959 to the late Earl and Elsie (Reid) Page. Earl was a student at Driggs Grammar school and later attended and graduated from Wilby High School where he was active in many school activities, including chorus, African...
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Anthony Foote

June 2, 1965 - January 22, 2019

Mr. Anthony Foote, 53, of Cooke Street, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Mr. Foote was born June 2, 1965, in Waterbury, CT., son to Mrs. Neomia Foote of Waterbury and the late Willie Foote Sr. Anthony was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he attended Kennedy High School. Anthony was the eldest of four children. He was fun a fun loving, happy person...
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Santa Gonzales

November 1, 1956 - January 22, 2019

Ms. Santa Gonzales, 62, of North Main Street, Waterbury, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, after a brief battle with pneumonia, with her loving children by her side. Ms. Gonzales was born November 1, 1956, in Aquada, Puerto Rico, to the late Rafael Gonzalez and Bienvenida Cardona, but lived most of her life in Connecticut. She is survived by her children, Juan Nieves, Jose Rivera, Angel...
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Eric A. Gaston

August 28, 1950 - January 19, 2019

Mr. Eric Gaston, 68, of Garden Circle, Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 19, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Sharon (Mack) Gaston. Eric was born August 28, 1950, in New Haven Connecticut, to the late Noble Gaston and Martha (Crosley) Gaston. He was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he attended Driggs Elementary and Wilby High School....
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Arnaldo Colon

January 21, 1958 - January 1, 2019

Mr. Arnaldo Colon, 60, of Dorchester Ave, Waterbury, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019, unexpectedly at his home. Mr. Colon was born January 21, 1958 in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, to the late, Pablo Colon and Eduvignes Serrano. Mr. Colon was educated in the Jayuya school system. He was a funny person that enjoyed playing instruments with his friends. He also liked working construction. It was...
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Raul "Lelo" Jimenez

April 12, 1985 - December 31, 2018

Mr. Raul Jimenez Jr. 33, of Waterbury, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Mr. Jimenez was born April 12, 1985 in Elizabeth, NJ to Raul Jimenez Sr. and Maria Solivan. "Lelo" as he was affectionately called by friends and family, moved to Waterbury in 1992 where he was educated in the Waterbury school system. He moved to Montgomery Alabama for a...
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Diane Myers

November 14, 1961 - December 26, 2018

Ms. Diane Myers, 57, of Wood Street, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. Diane was born November 14, 1961 in Saluda, South Carolina to the late Luther and Zolee (Hollaway) Myers Sr. She was educated in the Waterbury public school system where she attended Crosby High School. She worked with her mother at Sherwood Manufacturing, she then spent her...
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Arthur "Art" Barker

October 31, 1956 - December 20, 2018

Arthur "Art" Barker, 62, of Waterbury, CT., sadly lost his battle to cancer on December 20, 2018. Arthur was born on October 31, 1956, to the late parents Howard & Ruth Barker, in Southington, CT. Arthur is survived by his Son, Austin Barker of Fort Collins, CO, A daughter Angelica Barker of Fort Collins, CO. A Brother William Barker and his lovely wife Christine, of Waterbury, CT., A...
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Patricia (Trish) Byrd

March 22, 1963 - December 16, 2018

Ms. Patricia (Trish) Ann Byrd, 55 of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, December 16, 2018. Ms. Byrd was born March 22, 1963, in Waterbury, to the late Calvin Byrd and the late Jannette (Lewis) Byrd. Trish as she was so lovingly called by close friends and family was educated in the Waterbury Public School system and graduated from Kennedy High School. She worked as a teacher's assistant...
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Torrance Battle

April 11, 1974 - November 30, 2018

Mr. Torrance Battle, 44, of Waterbury, Passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 unexpectedly. Mr. Battle was born April 11, 1974, in Waterbury. He was the son of Waverly Battle Sr. and Gloria Styles. He was educated in the Waterbury public school system. He leaves to celebrate his life, his wife Stacy Battle, daughter, Zeonna Small and two grandchildren, Zi'Aire Wright and Zi'Yonna Goodman...
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Mary L. Jameson

November 14, 1930 - November 23, 2018

Mrs. Mary L. Jameson, 88, of East Main Street, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mary was born November 14, 1930 in Auburn, AL to the late Bennie and India (Ogletree) Card. She was educated in the AL public school system where she attended Lee County Training School in Auburn before relocating to Waterbury in the 60's where she resided until her passing. Mary...
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Victorine McKenna

September 27, 1928 - November 16, 2018

Retired Home Health Aide (VNA) Mrs. Victorine McKenna, 90, of Walnut Street, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Wilberforce McKenna. Victorine, "Vicky", was born on September 27, 1928, in Scarborough Tobago a daughter to the late Adolphus Claude and Kate (Waldron) Nichols. After migrating to the United States in...
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Willie W. Hurdle, Jr.

May 27, 1936 - November 8, 2018

Mr. Willie W. Hurdle Jr., 82, of Waterbury, departed his life unexpectedly on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He was the husband of Janie (Lewis) Hurdle for over thirty years. He was born on May 27, 1936 in Sunbury, NC oldest of nine children to Mrs. Hattie Mae Hurdle of Sunbury, NC and the late Willie W. Hurdle Sr. Willie was educated in the Gates County school system before relocating to...
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Diego Jose Mateo, Jr.

May 23, 2001 - November 6, 2018

Diego Jose Mateo Jr. 17, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 unexpectedly at his home. Diego was born May 23, 2001 in Waterbury a son to Diego Jose Mateo Sr. and Encarnacion Pedrogo of Waterbury. "Junie" as he was called was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he was currently a junior at Wilby High School. He enjoyed dancing, listening to music and singing. He was a...
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Lycell Johnson, Jr.

September 1, 1969 - November 4, 2018

Mr. Lycell Johnson Jr., 49, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his home. Mr. Johnson was born September 1, 1969, in Waterbury a son to Mr. Lycell Johnson Sr. of Waterbury and the late Willistine (Stevenson) Johnson. Fatboy as he was lovingly called by family and close friends was educated in the Waterbury public school system. He worked various jobs in the area. He loved...
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Willie Roberts

January 14, 1962 - October 29, 2018

Mr. Willie E. Roberts, 56, of Holladay Street, Suffolk, Virginia, formerly of Waterbury, transitioned Monday, October 29, 2018, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was the son of the late Henry Roberts and Nellie Ruth (Nowell) Roberts. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Roberts and Ricky Roberts; one sister, Nellie Roberts. Willie was educated in the Waterbury...
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Michael Scott

February 2, 1967 - October 22, 2018

Mr. Michael "Mike" Allen Scott, 51, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Monday October 22, 2018. Michael was born February 2, 1967 in Waterbury a son to Dorothy Mae (Bogues) Scott of Wolcott and the late John Henry Scott, Sr. He was educated in the Wolcott and Waterbury School Systems, Mike graduated from Alcott Middle School and W.F. Kaynor Technical High School with a concentration...
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Angel Luis Ramos

July 1, 1962 - October 18, 2018

Mr. Angel Luis Ramos, 56, of Maple Street, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, October 18, 2018 at his home. He was born July 1, 1962 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Norma Gonzalez of Waterbury, and the late Pedro Juan Ramos Sr. He worked as a machine operator for a couple of years. His passion was working on cars. He was always willing to help others. He was a great son, brother, uncle,...
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Miguel Santiago

October 14, 2018

Mr Miguel Santiago, 81, of Platt Street, passed away after a long illness, Sunday, October 14, 2018. He was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico to the late Marcos Santiago and the late Otelia Ambert. He worked as a construction worker and loved playing dominoes with his children. He was also a New York Yankees fan. He was a great father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, and friend to all that knew and...
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Alexander Foote

September 29, 1932 - October 11, 2018

Alexander Foote, 85, formerly of 226 Walnut Street, Waterbury, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Saint Mary's Hospital. He was the widower of Essie M. Foote. He was born November 29, 1932 in Tuskegee, Alabama, son of the late George and Hattie Jane (Phillips) Foote. He attended Macom County Rural School. He worked at Alloy Foundries until his retirement. He was a member of Zion...
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Enrique Soto

September 20, 1924 - October 7, 2018

Mr. Enrique Soto Valentin, 94, of Lakewood Road, a devoted husband, father and grandfather passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at his home. He was the husband to Luz Ramirez. He was born on Sept 20, 1924 in Hatillo, PR a son of the late Inocencio and Ricarda (Valentin) Soto. "Chago" as he was known, grew up spending his younger years in Puerto Rico. At the age of 19 he served...
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Louise Bobbitt Potter

June 7, 1923 - October 5, 2018

Louise Idella Bobbitt Potter ended her walk on earth on Friday, October 5, 2018, taking her last breath as she had her first 95 years earlier – in the cradle of God's arms and according to His perfect will. Hers is a love story between her and her Maker, who loved her unconditionally, cherished and chastised her alike, protected and provided for her supremely and according to His divine wisdom...
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Joaquin "Joaco" Almodovar

September 16, 1943 - October 4, 2018

Mr. Joaquin Almodovar, 75, of Waterbury, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at UConn Medical Health Center in Farmington. He was the widower of Carmen Almodovar. He was born September 16, 1943 in Ponce, PR to the late Sergio and Edith (Mercado) Almodovar. "Joaco" as he was called by all worked at Kyldel Manufacturing in Waterbury for over 15 years as a machinist where he was loved and...
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Recia Hollins

October 13, 1937 - October 2, 2018

Recia Mae Tucker Hollins, 80, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Western Rehabilitation Center in Danbury, CT surrounded by her family. Ms. Hollins was born on October 13, 1937 in Sunflower, Mississippi to the late William Tucker Sr & the late Irma Lee Peoples Tucker. She graduated from Washington High School in Caruthersville, Mississippi. Recia relocated to...
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Michele Tyson

July 6, 1959 - September 27, 2018

Michele Denise Tyson was born on July 6, 1959 and she received her wings on September 27, 2018, after a long fight against Lupus. She was the daughter of Jacqueline Locklear Tyson of Waterbury and the late Robert Hickson and the late William A Tyson Sr. Michele was the Shepherdess of Thy Kingdom Come Ministries; however, she actively participated in ministry at the Family Worship Center under...
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Tyanna Mitchell

June 19, 1980 - September 27, 2018

Ms. Tyanna Simone Mitchell of Waterbury, CT passed away on September 27, 2018 at the age of 38 after a lifelong illness. Tyanna was born June 19, 1980 in Waterbury to Donna Saunders of Fairfield, CA and Jeffrey Mitchell of Hampton, VA. Tyanna attended local schools and excelled academically. She was a person who loved to work even though she was often in the hospital and in constant pain....
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Vonsell Johnson

May 3, 1970 - September 21, 2018

Mr. Vonsell "Von" Keith Johnson, 48, of Waterbury, formerly of Danbury, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 21, 2018 at his home. He was the husband of Emmanie (Dessances) Johnson. Vonsell was born May 3, 1970 in Danbury, CT son to Rita Johnson of Danbury and the late Jimmie Best Sr. He was educated in the Danbury public school system graduating from Danbury High School Class of...
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Guillermo Paz Aguiar

February 10, 1943 - September 17, 2018

Mr. Guillermo Paz Aguiar, 75 of Waterbury, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018. He was born February 10, 1943 in Havana, Cuba to Guillermo Paz and Gladys Aguiar. He will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
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Gregory A. Hadley, Sr.

November 27, 1952 - September 15, 2018

Alderman Gregory A. Hadley Sr., of Ives Street, passed away Saturday September 15, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital after a brief illness with his loving wife, Karen A. (Overton) Hadley by his side. Greg was born November 27, 1952 in Waterbury a son to Violet (Ridenhour) (Hadley) James of Waterbury and the late Rosebud P. Hadley. He attended Woodrow Wilson Elementary and was a graduate of Crosby...
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Lenora Bussey

September 13, 2018

Waterbury- Lenora M. Bussey (Jones), 76, passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family on September 13, 2018. She was the widow of Muhammad A. Rasheed. Lenora was born in Torrington, CT on February 12, 1942 to the late Marjorie (Wooster) Jones and Wilbur A. Jones, Sr. She graduated from Torrington High School, and lived most of her life in Waterbury, CT. Lenora worked as a...
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Carlos Perez

April 3, 1970 - September 12, 2018

Carlos Perez Jr. 48, of Waterbury passed away Wednesday September 12, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by family. He was the companion of Daisy Laureano. He was born April 3, 1970 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to Carlos Luis Perez Sr. and Irene DeJesus. "June" as he was known to family and friends graduated High School in Puerto Rico. He relocated to Waterbury with his family after...
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Jason Arnold

December 2, 1985 - September 10, 2018

Mr. Jason Javon Arnold, 32, passed away unexpectedly at his home Monday, September 10, 2018. Jason was born December 2, 1985 in Waterbury a son of Ontario "Terry" Gainey and Veronica Arnold both of Jacksonville, NC. Jason attended Kennedy High School and was a graduate of Job Corp. For those of you who were close to Jason, you knew that he had a big heart. Jason was a compassionate person...
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Ethel Rountree

February 26, 1949 - September 7, 2018

Ethel Irene Rountree "Tommy" 69 entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 7, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness. She was in the company of her loving daughter Tava Rice. Ethel was born on February 26, 1949 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina to the late Beulah Mae Rountree-Bryant. She attended the Elizabeth City public school system and continued her education at Elizabeth...
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Beryl Darcy Jacobs

September 29, 1951 - September 4, 2018

Beryl Darcy (Lawrence) Jacobs, 66, of McComb, MS, formerly of Waterbury, passed away, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in New York, after a long illness. Darcy was born September 29, 1951 in Waterbury, CT daughter of the late Rev. Ernest and Elizabeth (Swain) Lawrence. "Doc" as she was affectionately known was a graduate of Crosby High School. Since her childhood, Darcy was an avid reader...
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Orabelle Green

August 29, 2018

Rev. Orabelle Green was born on November 18, 1932 in Hobbsville, North Carolina and departed this life on August 29, 2018 in Tucson, Arizona after a brief illness. She was born a daughter to the late John "Slim" Green and Sarah F. (Ward) Green. Rev. Green graduated from T.S. Cooper High School in 1949 at the age of 16. Upon arriving in Waterbury, she became employed by I. Dibner and Son...
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Felicita Crespo

September 13, 1936 - August 29, 2018

Mrs. Felicita Crespo Garcia 81, of Nottingham Terrace, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. Felicita was born September 13, 1936 in Bayamon PR a daughter to the late Pablo Crespo and Dolores Garcia. She was a homemaker who prided herself on taking care of her family. She was a beloved, mother, grand mother, great grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend to many. She...
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Claudio Lopez III

September 5, 1986 - August 12, 2018

Mr. Claudio Lopez III, 31, of Waterbury passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. He was born September 5, 1986 in Waterbury a son to Claudio and Mildred (Alicea) Lopez III. Claudio will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
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Juan Medina

January 21, 1975 - August 4, 2018

Mr. Juan Luis Medina, 43, of Lockhart Ave, died unexpectedly, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy (Garcia) Medina. Juan was born January 21, 1975 in Mexico City, MX son of Paulino and Isabel (Rivero) Medina. He was a very loving and caring man who was always available for anyone in need. In his spare time he loved to play FIFA on his play station,...
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Reginald Brown

November 12, 1957 - August 2, 2018

Mr. Reginald "Reggie" E. Brown, 60, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Waterbury passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at his home. Reggie was born November 12, 1957 in Wilmington, NC a son to the late Raynard and Frances L. (McLaurin) Brown. Reggie's family relocated to Waterbury when he was very young. He was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he graduated from...
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Linda Maia

April 3, 1947 - August 1, 2018

Mrs. Linda (Bostic) Maia, 71, of East Main Street, passed away Wednesday,August 1, 2018 at t St. Mary's Hospital VITAS. She was the widow of Mr. Julio Maia. Linda was born April 3, 1947 in Waterbury, a daughter to the late Douglas and Clara (Price) Bostic Sr. Linda is survived by one son Daniel Maia Sr. of Waterbury.
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Charlie Walton, Jr.

January 16, 1950 - July 29, 2018

Mr. Charlie Walton Jr., 68, of Prospect Street, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at St. Mary's VITAS. He was the widower of Maureen (Graves) Walton. He was born January 16, 1950 in Gates County, NC a son to Charlie Frank Walton Sr. of Belvedere, NC and the late Mary Magdalene (Leach) Walton Sr. Charlie was educated in the NC public school system where he attended Central High School in...
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Melvin Lee Hunter, Sr.

January 11, 1933 - July 24, 2018

Deacon Melvin Lee Hunter Sr. 85, was born to the late William and Edna (Kee) Hunter on January 11, 1933, in Hobbsville, NC. He departed this life into eternal glory on July 24, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. In early childhood, Melvin accepted Christ at Joppa Baptist Church, in Hobbsville, NC, and continued to love and worship the Lord with all his heart. He attended Keys...
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Curtis Gaines

August 10, 1953 - July 9, 2018

Mr. Curtis Gaines, 64, of Center Street, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 9, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the husband of Brenda (Banks) Gaines. Curtis impacted everyone he came across through his generosity and warm demeanor. He was born in Greenville, SC and raised in Hartford, CT but later moved to Waterbury where he resided until his passing. He attended Hartford High School...
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Lillian Watson

August 30, 1941 - July 4, 2018

Mrs. Lillian (Jefferson) Watson, 76, of Shagbark Rd, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 peacefully at her home. She was the widow of Eddie Watson. Mrs. Watson was born August 30, 1941 in Waterbury a daughter to the late Harry and Inez (Jones) Jefferson. Lillian was educated in the Waterbury public school system where she was a graduate of Wilby High School. Early on she became a Foster...
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John McClain

October 18, 1962 - June 29, 2018

Mr. John McCain, 55, of Chestnut Ave, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the husband of Dawn (Peet) McClain. John was a husband, father, uncle, nephews, cousin and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him
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Larry Jones

May 9, 1971 - June 29, 2018

Mr. Larry Anthony "Ant" Jones, of Lamont Street, Waterbury, passed away Friday, June 29, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Ellen "Niecy" (Jordan) Jones. He was born in Mineola, New York on May 9, 1971 to Ida Taylor Jackson of GA and the late Lawrence Black. "Ant" as he was called by many moved to the wonderful city of Atlanta in 1976....
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Tyrone Williamson

November 8, 1939 - June 24, 2018


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Melba Jean Smith

December 26, 1946 - June 23, 2018

Ms. Melba Jean (Smith) Grant, 71, of Lakewood Road, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, June 23, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Melba was born December 26, 1946 in Farmville, NC a daughter to the late Lester and Esther (Roberson) Smith Sr. As a youngster she and her family relocated to New Haven, CT where she received her education in the New Haven public...
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William A Hunter

February 2, 1960 - June 20, 2018

Mr. William A. Hunter, 58, of Laval Street, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday June 20, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Annie "Annette" (Clark) Hunter. William was born February 2, 1960 in Waterbury, a son to the late Jeremiah and Stephanie (Wade) Hunter. "Wegi" as he was known by all was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. After High School, William entered...
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Luis M. Jimenez Espinal

February 11, 1968 - June 15, 2018

Mr. Luis M. Jimenez- Espinal, 50, of Budd Lake, NJ, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Rosemary Correa. Luis was born on February 11, 1968 in Dajabon, Dominican Republic son and Maria Espinal Acosta of PA and the late Eligio Jimenez. Mr....
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Maria Pagan

November 24, 1974 - June 12, 2018

Ms. Maria Pagan, 43, of East Main Street, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. Maria was born November 24, 1974 in Bronx, NY to Jose Anibel Pagan and Ana Santiago. Maria Pagan was a loving mother and grandmother. Everyone in town knew of her because of her kindness and hospitality. She would always have a smile on her face, even in the toughest times. She was a...
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Jose Cruz-Gomez

April 2, 1972 - June 8, 2018


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Jesse James Santiago

May 30, 1989 - June 3, 2018


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Pedro Garcia, Jr.

August 24, 1964 - May 27, 2018

Mr. Pedro Garcia Jr., 53, of Waterbury, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Garcia was born August 24, 1964 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico son to the late Pedro Garcia Sr. and Monserratte Sud. He was educated in Puerto Rico where he attended Rafael Fabian School. For many years he worked in the agriculture business fertilizing plants....
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George Hurdle

January 29, 1933 - May 25, 2018

Mr. George "Skinner" Hurdle 85, of Wood Street, passed away Friday May 25, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital. He was born January 29, 1933 in Simsbury, NC to the late Thomas and Mary Lee (Gatling) Hurdle. George moved to Waterbury when he was a teenager. He also lived in New Jersey briefly before moving back to Waterbury, CT until his passing. He worked for various companies throughout his life....
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Nickie Riddenhour

April 9, 1959 - May 24, 2018

Mrs. Nickie Nicole (Hunter) Riddenhour, 59, of Laval Street, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 24, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. She was the wife of Mr. Gerald Riddenhour. Nickie was born April 9, 1959 in Waterbury a daughter to the late Jeremiah and Stephanie (Wade) Hunter. She was educated in the Waterbury public school system where she was a graduate of Wilby High School. Nickie...
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Noah Mourning, Jr.

September 14, 1935 - May 22, 2018

Noah Mourning Jr., 82 years old of 19 Oakland Avenue passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2018. He was the devoted husband of Clara Mourning for more than 57 years. Noah Mourning Jr. was born in Aurora, North Carolina on September 14, 1935 to the late Noah (Stocky) Mourning and Anna Blunt-Mourning. Noah Mourning Jr. grew up in Greenville, NC where he received his education through the public...
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Annette "Pumpkin" Bailey

January 18, 1964 - May 22, 2018

Ms. Annette "Pumpkin" Bailey 54, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday May 22, 2018 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 18, 1964 in Waterbury, CT to Margie Bailey of Waterbury, CT and Frederick Harvey of Portage, WI. She was educated in the Waterbury school system attending Wallace Middle School and Crosby High School. She furthered her...
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Malcolm Gunthorpe

March 19, 1943 - May 20, 2018

Mr. Malcolm Gunthorpe, 75, of Highland Ave, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Gunthorpe was born March 19, 1943 in Great Falls, SC a son to the late Horace and Odessa (Clinton) Gunthorpe Butler. He moved to Waterbury as a youngster where he attended Driggs School then relocating to SC where he graduated from Elizabeth Heights High School in...
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David Santiago

September 19, 1945 - May 17, 2018

Waterbury- David Santiago 72, passed away Thursday May 17, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by family. He was born September 19, 1945 in Santurce, PR to the late Manuel and Aurea (Rivera) Santiago. David was educated in Puerto Rico and later became a skilled construction worker until his retirement. He moved to Connecticut in 2005. David truly loves gospel music he also enjoyed...
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M. Juanita Starks

December 9, 1955 - May 14, 2018

Mrs. Minnie Juanita (McMillian) Starks 62, passed away on May 14, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital (VITAS). She was the wife of the late Willie Starks. She was born December 9, 1955 in Fayetteville, NC to the late Eddie and Martha (Carver) McMillian. Juanita as we all called her grew up in North Carolina and moved to Waterbury, Ct. where she attended Wilby High School and graduated in class of...
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Tahnesia D. Watts

December 8, 1973 - May 12, 2018

Tahnesia Desiree Lynette Watts, 44, of Waterbury, CT, formerly of Danbury, CT passed away unexpectedly in her home on Saturday, May 12, 2018. She was born on December 8, 1973 in Danbury, CT to Renee (Watts) Council and the late Carleton Earl Brown. Tahnesia grew up in Danbury, and was eduacated in the Danbury Public Schools. She continued her education and received her CNA certificate. ...
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James Anthony Watts , Sr.

February 10, 1968 - May 10, 2018

Mr. James Anthony Watts, Sr., of Hartford passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was the husband of Marita Watts. Anthony was born February 10, 1968 in Middletown, CT to Renee (Watts) Council of Waterbury and the late Paul Council. Anthony grew up in Danbury before relocating to Waterbury where he was educated in both the Danbury and Waterbury public school...
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Pearl Clayton-Williams

March 22, 1926 - May 10, 2018

Mrs. Pearl Clayton-Williams, loving mother and grandmother 92, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 10, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Arthur T. Williams, Sr. Pearl was born March 22, 1926 to the late Bishop Hershel Lincoln and Lillie (Mills) Clayton Thomas in Hancock County, Sparta, GA. She relocated to Macon, GA at a young age with her parents and...
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William E. Vines, "Lamb"

March 21, 1958 - May 7, 2018

William Earl Vines, 60, of Waterbury, formerly of Danbury passed away unexpectedly at home Monday, May 7, 2018. Born March 21, 1958 in Bethel, North Carolina, son to the late Jesse and Irene (Bullock) Vines. William moved to Danbury in 1961 where he attended Danbury Public Schools, graduating from Danbury High School in 1976. "Wilie" served in the Army National Guard for four years. "Lamb"...
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Carrie "Tootsie" Brown

August 16, 1963 - April 28, 2018

Mrs. Carrie "Tootsie" Brown, 82, of 25 Abbott Terrace entered eternal rest on Saturday April 28, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital, after a long illness surrounded by her loving family. Carrie was born August 16, 1936 in Franklin County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late George and Mary Lou (Debnam) Glover. She was educated in the NC public school system and relocated to Waterbury in 1961...
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Annie Lee Perkins

January 9, 1921 - April 3, 2018

Mrs. Annie Lee (Shields) Perkins, 97, of Rowan Street Danbury, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Danbury Hospital after a brief illness surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Mr. Arthur "OS" Perkins. Mrs. Perkins was born January 9, 1921 in Greenville, NC, a daughter of the late Gabriel Bullock and Annie Shields. Annie was the last of the "great 18" in the Perkins...
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Andrea Hall

July 7, 1963 - April 1, 2018

Ms. Andrea "Annie" Hall, 54, of Farmcrest Drive passed away unexpectedly, April 1, 2018 at Autumn Lake of Bucks Hill in Waterbury. Ms. Hall was born July 7, 1963 in Richmond,VA to the late John Hunt and Cherry Hall. Annie as she was affectionately called by her close loved ones attended school throughout the Virginia Public School System. She was a graduate of Truxton High School in...
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Haydee Cruz

November 27, 1949 - March 30, 2018

Ms. Haydee Cruz, 68, of Bristol, passed away, Friday, March 30, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 27, 1949 in Mayaguez, PR a daughter to the late Rafael Villarini Cruz and Francisca Acevedo Nolasco. She was educated in the Public school system in PR before relocating to NY at the age of 15. She began her employment and continued her education by...
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Angelo Lopez

March 23, 1982 - March 29, 2018

Mr. Angelo Lopez, 35, passed away unexpectedly, March 29, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. Angelo was born March 23, 1982 in Buffalo, NY to Luz Vicente of Waterbury and Samuel Lopez. Angelo came to Waterbury as a youngster. He attended the Waterbury public school system before receiving his GED. He loved the beach, taking long drives listening to music. He loved horses and movies but hated...
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Yolanda Jolie Garcia

March 30, 1962 - March 25, 2018

Ms. Yolanda "Jolie" Garcia, 55, of Waterbury passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, March 25, 2018 at her home. She was born March 30, 1962 in Dorado Puerto to the late David Garcia and Anatolia Cintron. Yoli as she was affectionately called by those who knew and loved her was educated throughout the Waterbury Public School System. She graduated from High School Class of 1978 in Waterbury....
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Robert Bobby Hosko

August 15, 1982 - March 25, 2018

Mr. Robert James "Bobby" Hosko, 35, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born August 15, 1982 in Biddeford, ME to Susan (Hosko) Bartuski of Waterbury. Bobby leaves two daughters Julianna Maldonado and Brianna Hosko both of Waterbury, two sisters; Kristy Bartuski and Kimberly Martin both of Waterbury, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and...
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Annie R. Brown

July 29, 1931 - March 25, 2018

Pastor Annie R. (Herbert) Brown, 86, of Bishop Street, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 25, 2018 Annie was born September 29, 1931 in Saulda, SC a daughter to the late Nero and Florence (Weaver) Herbert. She was educated in the South Carolina school system where she was a graduate of Higgin School. In 1951 Annie relocated to Waterbury where she resided until her passing....
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Wilfred L. Trotman

December 19, 1930 - March 14, 2018

Mr. Wilfred Lennox Trotman, 87, of E. Dover Street passed peacefully March 14, 2018 after a lengthy illness surrounded by his supportive wife, loving family and caregivers who cared for him. Lennox was born in Queenstown, Essequibo, Guyana on December 19, 1930 to the late Theophilus and Gertrude (Humphrey) Trotman. The Trotman family relocated to Wismar, Guyana where Lennox attended St....
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Reginald R. Jones

January 30, 1967 - March 12, 2018

Mr. Reginald R. Jones, 51, of Eastern Ave, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Reginald was born January 30, 1967 in Brooklyn, NY a son to Eleanor (Reid) Jones of Waterbury and the late Rev. Dr. Cade Jones lll. He was educated in the NY school system where he was a 1985 graduate of Central Islip High School. Reginald...
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Bruce Pope

August 23, 1957 - March 11, 2018

Mr. Bruce E. Pope, 60 of Cherry Avenue, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, March 11, 2018 at his home. Mr. Pope was born August 23, 1957 in Waterbury a son to the late Borum and Dorothy (Prather) Pope. Bruce was educated in the Waterbury school system where he was a graduate of W.F. Kaynor Technical High School. He worked for various companies in the area including New Opportunities where...
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Trinidad Feliciano

June 11, 1933 - March 9, 2018

Mrs. Trinidad Pacheco Feliciano, 84, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Waterbury, passed away Friday March 9, 2018 at her home after a brief illness. Trinidad was born June 11, 1933 in Yuaco, PR to the late Luisa Pacheco. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
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Aida M. Ortiz

January 18, 1963 - March 2, 2018

Miss. Aida M. Ortiz, 55, of Mortimer Street, She passed away at Saint Mary's Hospital, Saturday, March 3, 2018, surrounded by her two loving sisters, Carmen and Miriam after being hospitalized for few weeks in the intensive unit of care. She was born in Hatillo, PR to Carmen Hernandez of Waterbury and the late Ramon Ortiz Sr. Aida, "Ady" or "Tata", her nicknames that she was called by...
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Richard Elliott Byrd, Jr.

June 8, 1963 - February 24, 2018

Mr. Richard Elliott "Rickey" Byrd Jr., 54, of Griggs Street, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 25, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. Rickey was born on June 8, 1963 in Waterbury a son to Richard E "Dicky" and Yvonne (Anderson) Byrd Sr. of Waterbury. Richard attended Wilby High School graduating in 1982. During Richard's high school years, he was a member of the Junior Achievement club,...
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Marie (Nesbitt-Mott) Blocker

September 7, 1922 - February 24, 2018

Mrs. Marie Evelyn (Nesbitt-Mott) Blocker, 95, of Abbott Terrace, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital, VITAS, surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Mr. Avery Blocker Jr. She was born September 7, 1922 in Eldridge, SC a daughter, one of nine children to the late Rev. John H. and Mathilda (Nesbitt) Mott. Marie came to Waterbury as a youngster with...
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Ada Irma Alvarado

April 3, 1946 - February 24, 2018

Ada Irma Alvarado, 71, of West Main Street, passed away, Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Abbott Terrace Health Care surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 3, 1946 daughter of the late Pablo Alvarado and Juana Rodriguez. Irma as she was called by all was such an amazing woman that was so full of life. She was always happy and always had a smile on her face. The grin on her face...
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Maria Rodriguez Santiago

September 12, 1956 - February 24, 2018

Maria Rodriguez Santiago, 61, of Walnut Ave, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Waterbury Gardens Nursing Center surrounded by her loving family. Maria was born September 12, 1956 in Cuamo, PR a daughter to the late Juan Santiago and Maria Rivera. Maria was educated in PR where she graduated high school. Maria worked early on in life before she began her career as a stay at home mom...
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Mack "Mackie" Daniels

April 29, 1939 - February 21, 2018

Mr. Mack G. Daniels, 78, of Coe Street, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. "Mackie" was born April 29, 1939 in Waterbury, CT a son to the late Manuel "Ingles" Andrade and Sylvia Daniels. "Mackie" as he was known by all was educated in the Waterbury school system where he attended Croft School. Mackie worked and spent a great deal of his...
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