Chapel Memorial Funeral Home

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

Jose "Tito" Lozada

November 3, 1991 - June 20, 2022

Mr. Jose Lozada, 30, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, June 20, 2022. Mr. Lozada was born November 3, 1991 in Bayamon, PR a son to Jose Enrique Lozada and Beatric Santiago. "Tito" as he was known, was educated in the Puerto Rico School System. On August 22, 2005, along with his parents and siblings, he relocated to the United States to have a better life. He had an...
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Giovanna Portunato

August 11, 1982 - June 17, 2022

Ms. Giovanna Portunato, 39, formerly of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 17, 2022. Ms. Portunato was born August 11, 1982, in Danbury, CT, a daughter to Mario DelAngelo and Anita Portunato. Giovanna was educated in both the Danbury and Waterbury Public School Systems. She was a kind, gentle and loving person that loved sports She enjoyed spending time relaxing and listening...
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Dorothy Thelma Petty

January 18, 1950 - June 15, 2022

Ms. Dorothy "Dot" Thelma (Bulls), Petty of Nottingham Terrace, departed this life on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born January 18, 1950, in Hartsville, SC a daughter to the late James Edward and Dessie Lee (Miles) (Bulls) Picket and Loretta Georgia Mae (Carn) Bulls who raised her. After moving to Waterbury as a youngster, Dot...
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James Goodson

December 8, 1948 - June 6, 2022

Mr. James Goodson, 73, of Angel Drive, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. He was the widower of Arllin (Collier) Goodson. Mr. Goodson was born December 8, 1948 in Darlington, SC a son to the late Lee Goodson and Annie Louise Stevenson. "Bo Goody" as he was called, relocated to Waterbury in 1955 where he resided until his passing. He was educated in the...
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Julius Francis Johnson

July 4, 1940 - June 5, 2022

Mr. Julius Francis Johnson Sr., 81, of Butternut Lane, Danbury went from labor to reward on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Albertha (Jamison) Johnson of 60 years. Julius was born on July 4, 1940 in Sanford, FL a son to the late Dave Johnson and Eleanor Haynes. He was a 1958 graduate of Crooms High School in FL then going on to become a chef upon completing...
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Jerome Stevenson

August 26, 1936 - June 3, 2022

Mr. Jerome Stevenson, 85, of Waterbury, passed away Friday, June 3, 2022, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the widower of Ruth (McCall) Stevenson. Mr. Stevenson was born August 26, 1936, in Darlington, SC, a son to his late parents Early and Novela (James) Stevenson, Sr. Jerome was educated in the Darlington Public School system. He found love and became one with Ruth ...
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Gregory Lavertu, Sr.

June 23, 1957 - May 31, 2022

Mr. Gregory Robert Lavertu, Sr. 64, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Lavertu was born June 23, 1957, in Cambridge, MA, a son to his late parents Leo and Phyllis (Collins) Lavertu. Gregory was educated in the Massachusetts Public School System graduating from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. Gregory loved sports and enjoyed...
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Joseph Nicolas Santoro

March 28, 1932 - May 31, 2022

Mr. Joseph Nicolas Santoro, 90, of Ridgefield, CT passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 31, 2022. He was the loving husband of Rosalie Marie (Nardone) Santoro for 67 years. Joseph Santoro was born March 28,1932 in Port Chester, NY a son to the late Angelo and Mary (Federici) Santoro. After graduating high school, he played on Father Alfonso's semi-professional football team. He then entered...
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Heriberto "Kiko" Amparo

February 9, 1980 - May 30, 2022

Mr. Heriberto "Kiko" Amparo, 42, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, May 30, 2022. Mr. Amparo was born February 9, 1980, in Jersey City, New Jersey, a son to Eriberto Amparo and the late Arcelia (DeGross) Amparo. Besides his father Eriberto, he leaves to cherish his memories, three beautiful Children, Nyla Star Amparo, Ty'Riana Marie Amparo, Heriberto Tristian Amparo; three...
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Derrick Steven Trent

October 16, 1962 - May 22, 2022

Mr. Derrick Steven "Boss" Trent, 59, of Murray Street, was called home to be with our God on Sunday, May 22, 2022 unexpectedly. Derrick was born October 16, 1962 in Waterbury a son to Dorothy "Dolly" (Gaston) Trent and the late Edward "Bubba" Trent. Derrick was raised in LHP and was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he was a graduate of Crosby High School. During his...
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Moraima Vargas

May 27, 1962 - May 20, 2022

Mrs. Moraima (Valentine) Vargas, 59, of Pine Street, passed away, Friday, may 20, 2022 at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center. She was the wife of Mr. Jose F. Vargas. Moraima was born May 27, 1962 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico to the late Juan and Alicia (Estrada) Valentine "Mori" as she was affectionately called was a homemaker and fulltime mother to her children. Moraima loved to be around...
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Filiberto Tepi Morales

August 22, 1965 - May 17, 2022

Mr. Filiberto Tepi Morales, 56, of Vermont St., passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday May 17, 2022, at his home. Mr. Tepi Morales was born August 22, 1965, in Santa Ana Coatepec, Huaquechula, Puebla, Mexico, a son to his late parents Pedro Tepi Rosales and Juana Morales. Filiberto was educated in the Puebla School System. He relocated to the United States in the mid 1980's to help his parents...
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Jennie Matos

January 1, 1951 - May 17, 2022

Ms. Jennie Matos, 71, of Gilbert Street, devoted mother and grandmother, passed away in her sleep peacefully, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Beacon Brook Health Care Center. Ms. Matos was born January 1, 1951 in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico to the late Luis A. Matos and Herimina Colon Matos. Jennie was the only girl who had 15 brothers. She relocated to NY where she graduated from Manhattan High...
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Sarah Reid

March 10, 1975 - May 13, 2022

Ms. Sarah Nureen Reid, 47, passed away unexpectedly at her home, Friday, May 13, 20222. She was the wife of Mr. Eric Sanchez whom she married June 30, 2016. Sarah was born March 10, 1975 in Brooklyn, NY to Robert Reid and the late Noreen L. (White) Reid. Sarah was educated in the NY school system where she attended Choate Rosemary Hall and graduated from Ithaca College where she earned a BS...
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Henrietta Delores Goodson

June 2, 1969 - May 10, 2022

Henrietta Delores Goodson, 52, died Tuesday, May 10th, 2022, surrounded by her friends and family at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Henrietta was born June 2nd, 1969, in Waterbury Hospital to the late Susie Council. Henrietta was the youngest of 12, in which she loved to remind her family. From a young age Henrietta preferred to be called Retta. In 1987, Retta graduated from Sacred...
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Alex Vargas

January 8, 1961 - May 7, 2022

Mr. Alex Vargas, 61, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 7, 2022, at The Hospital of Central CT, New Britain Campus. He was the husband of Nancy Diaz. Mr. Vargas was born January 8, 1961, in Dorado, PR, son to Carmen Santiago. In his younger years, Alex was educated in School Systems of both Puerto Rico and Connecticut. He then relocated to California and completed High...
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Ronald Robert Gant, Sr.

June 21, 1937 - May 6, 2022

Mr. Ronald R. Gant Sr., 84 of Bayberry Lane, Danbury, entered into eternal sleep, peacefully, on Friday May, 6, 2022 at Danbury Hospital. He was the widower of Andoris (Payton) Gant. Ronald was born on June 21, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY a son to the late Chivas and Rebecca (Harris) Gant. "Ronnie" as he was affectionately called by all, was educated in the New York Public School System. After...
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Ella (Payton) Moore

February 25, 1934 - April 29, 2022

Mrs. Ella Louise (Payton) Moore 88, of Danbury, CT entered into eternal rest, Wednesday, April 29, 2022 at Bethel Health Care Center. She was the widow of Willie Agustus Moore. Ella was born February 25, 1934, in Greenville, North Carolina the oldest daughter to the late David and Catherine (Perkins) Payton Sr. Ella was educated in the NC school system where she attended CME Epps School in...
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Carolyn "Poochie" Saunders

September 6, 1962 - April 9, 2022

Ms. Carolyn Saunders, 59, of Hill Street, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital. Carolyn Marie Saunders was born September 6, 1962 in Tyner, NC to the late Janie Saunders and Herman Stallings. "Poochie" as she was known, attended school in North Carolina before relocating to Brooklyn NY where she resided for a short while with her special aunt, Shirley Saunders. While...
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Jacob Perez Pacheco

May 1, 1990 - April 4, 2022

Mr. Jacob Perez Pacheco, 31, of Cherry Ave, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, April 4, 2022 at his home. Mr. Perez-Pacheco was born May 1, 199 in Penuelas, PR a son to Miguel Perez of Naugatuck and Ana Pacheco of Waterbury. He was educated in PR where the last school attended was Escuela Intermedia Rafael Irizarry Rivera. He then moved to Waterbury where he lived until his passing. He loved...
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Sydney Anglin

January 9, 1944 - April 4, 2022

Mr. Sydney Lynford Anglin, 78, passed away Monday, April 4, 2022 at Abbott Terrace HCC, Waterbury. He was the husband of Seritha (Walton) Anglin for 39 years. Mr. Anglin was born on January 9, 1944, in Kingston, Jamaica a son to the late Cleveland and Evelyn (Fray) Anglin. Sydney was educated in the School System in Jamaica before relocating to Connecticut in 1971. He was employed at...
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Lenwood Raleigh

March 3, 1966 - March 20, 2022

Mr. Lenwood "Lenny" Thompson Raleigh, of Plank Rd, after a second journey with cancer, passed from this life courageously on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was blessed with 56 years of life. Lenny was born on March 3, 1966, in Waterbury to his late beloved mother Marjorie Clapp and father George Raleigh. Lenny was educated in the Waterbury school system where he...
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Uilliams Jimenez

November 6, 1949 - March 20, 2022

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Robena Mourning Moore

April 26, 1936 - March 16, 2022

Ms. Robena Caletha (Mouning) Moore, entered into eternal rest early Wednesday morning, March 16, 2022 surrounded by those she loved most, her family. She was the wife of the late Benjamin Moore, Sr. Ms. Moore was born April 26, 1936 in Greenville, NC, a daughter to the late Ivy Barrett and Exline (Mouning) Jones. Robena was educated in the Greenville School System. She and her husband...
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Jose "Poet" Santiago Torres

June 29, 1983 - March 11, 2022

Mr. Jose Emmanuel Santiago-Torres, 38, of Danbury, CT passed away unexpectedly, Friday, March 11, 2022 at Danbury Hospital. Jose was born June 29, 1983 in Danbury to Jose Manuel Santiago of FL and the late Anna Marie Thompson. Jose grew up in Danbury and was educated in the Danbury public school system where he was a graduate of Danbury High School class of 2001. He worked at various jobs...
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Norma Taylor-Preston

May 21, 1961 - March 9, 2022

Ms. Norma G. Taylor- Preston, 60, quietly departed this life unexpectedly, Wednesday March 9th, 2022, surrounded by family. Ms. Taylor-Preston was born May 20, 1961 in Waterbury, CT, a daughter to the late Ercell and Geneva (Briscoe) Taylor. Norma was educated in the Waterbury School System and was a graduate of Crosby High School (class of 1979). She continued her education at Virginia...
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Xsavian "Cheo" Arroyo

January 9, 2005 - March 8, 2022

Mr. Xsavian Jose Arroyo, 17, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Yale New Haven Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones. Mr. Arroyo was born January 9, 2005, in Waterbury, CT, a son to Erika Nieves and Jose Arroyo of Waterbury. He was blessed with a second set of parents, Augusto and Mary Nieves of Waterbury. "Cheo," as he was affectionately called, was educated...
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Nestor "Junior" Nazario

May 12, 1950 - March 8, 2022

Mr. Nestor Nazario, 71, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at home. Mr. Nazario was born May 12, 1950, in Guanica, PR, a son to his late parents, Nestor Nazario, Sr. and Octavia Caraballo. "Junior" as he was affectionally called by close family and friends, was educated in the Guanica School System and graduated from la Escuela Superior in San Juan, May 1971....
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Dorothy "Pookie" Estelle

April 5, 1947 - February 18, 2022

Ms. Dorothy (McKinney) Estelle, 74, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022, at Danbury Hospital. She was the widow of Albert Estelle. Ms. Estelle was born April 5, 1947, in Quincy, FL, a daughter to the late Rosa Lee McKinney and stepdaughter to Mr. Herman Spruill. "Pookie" as she was affectionately called, was the second born of 12 children. She was educated in the Quincy School System....
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Jordan Molloy Robinson

May 7, 2001 - February 13, 2022

Mr. Jordan Molloy Robinson, 20, of Danbury, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, February 13, 2022, at Westchester Medical Center, in New York. Mr. Robinson was born May 7, 2001, in Danbury, CT., a son to George Robinson and Tashaunda Watson. Jordan, more affectionately known as "Red", "Big Red" and "Boopy" attended the Western CT Academy for International Studies then proceeded onto Roger's...
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Yvette Denise Montgomery

March 9, 1965 - February 12, 2022

Ms. Yvette Denise Montgomery, 56, of Knollwood Circle, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022, at Waterbury Hospital. Ms. Montgomery was born March 9, 1965, in Stamford, CT., a daughter to the late Bernice Montgomery. "Niecey", "Mousey", and "Vet" as she was known, was educated in the Public School System and graduated from Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport. After High School, she...
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Aida Maldonado

July 17, 1946 - February 9, 2022

Mrs. Aida Lina Maldonado, 75, of Main Street, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Yale New Haven Hospital. Mrs. Maldonado was born July 17, 1946, in Ponce, PR, a daughter to her late parents, Marcos Plana and Francisca Figueroa. Aida was educated in the Puerto Rico School system before relocating to New York in the 1960's. While in New York, she was employed and worked as a...
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Francisco Frank Lopez, Jr.

August 28, 1964 - February 3, 2022

Mr. Francisco "Cano" Lopez, Jr., 59, of Waterbury, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Lopez was born August 28, 1964, in Newark, NJ, a son to Luz Velasquezz and the late Francisco Lopez, Sr. "Frank" was educated in the New Jersey Public School System before relocating to Connecticut in 2021. He was employed at Steadfast, "NEJ" as a machine operator and also...
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Michael Wood

July 28, 1957 - January 31, 2022

Mr. Michael Scott Wood, 64, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, January 31, 2022, at his home. Mr. Wood was born July 28, 1957, in Waterbury, CT, a son to the late Chester and Pearl (Mickle) Wood. Michael was educated in the Waterbury Public School System where he attended Russell School and graduating from Kennedy High School class of 1975. During his younger years, Mike...
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Bernadette Johnikins Leak

June 26, 1965 - January 29, 2022

Mrs. Bernadette M. (Johnikins) Leak, 56, of Waterbury, was called home, Saturday, January 29, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital Vitas. Mrs. Leak was born June 26, 1965, in Edenton, NC, daughter to Beulah (Whidbee) Johnikins of Waterbury and the late Elbert Johnikins. Bernadette was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. She was on the girls' basketball team and graduated from Kennedy...
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Earl Smith

February 21, 1953 - January 26, 2022

Mr. Earl Cleo Smith, 68, of Waterbury, CT, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Smith was born February 21, 1953 in Farmville, NC, to the late District Elder Lester and Mother Esther (Roberson) Smith. Earl was educated in the Waterbury Public School System where he graduated from Crosby High School and later studied Culinary Arts at Job Corps....
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Elnora "Eleanor" Carr

August 24, 1943 - January 26, 2022

Mrs. Elnora (Mercer) Carr, of Beech Street, departed this life unexpectedly on Saturday, January 26, 2022 at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Mr. William Carr Sr. whom she married April 14, 1970. Elnora was born on August 24, 1943 in Harlem, NY to the late Lenzola and Edna Mae (Harris) Mercer. "Eleanor", "El", "Ellie", "Mother", "Miss El" and "Mama...
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Rosie Marie Jones

December 8, 1958 - January 15, 2022

Mrs. Rosie Marie (Weaver) Jones, 63, of Naugatuck, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 15, 2022, at home. She was the wife of Santo Jones. Mrs. Jones was born December 8, 1958, in Waterbury, CT, daughter to her late parents Charles and Rocelia (Pugh) Weaver, Sr. Rosie was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Crosby High School. She was employed at various...
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Damien Carraway

February 18, 1982 - January 13, 2022

Mr. Damien Carraway, 39, of Ansonia, formerly of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, January 13, 2022, at his home. Mr. Carraway was born February 18, 1982, in Waterbury, CT, a son to the late Marion Carroway and Howard Freeman, Jr. Damien was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Crosby High School. He loved sports and played on both the Crosby...
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Jonas "JonBone" or "Blue" Diggs

June 11, 1982 - January 10, 2022

Mr. Jonas Jamar Diggs, 39, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, January 08, 2022, in Orlando, FL. Mr. Diggs was born June 11, 1982, in Wilson, NC., a son to Diana (Simon) Diggs of Waterbury and the late Thomas Diggs. "Blue' or 'JonBone" as he was affectionately called, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. He worked various jobs and was a jack of all trades and even studied...
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Lualine Sumler

July 10, 1948 - January 9, 2022

Mrs. Lualine (Jones) Sumler, 73, of Lincoln Street, passed away, Saturday January 8, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of Mr. Sidney Sumler Sr. Mrs. Sumler was born July 10, 1948 in Scotland Neck, NC a daughter to the late Suvalu and Beatrice (Williams) Jones. After relocating to Waterbury, she was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. "Lurl" or...
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Annie Bunn

March 18, 1937 - January 7, 2022

Mrs. Annie B. Bunn 84, of Brookfield, CT earned her wings to her new address in heaven on the evening of Friday, January 7, 2022 at Danbury Hospital. She was the widow of Herman Bunn Annie was born March 18, 1937 in Bethel, NC to the late Henry Wilkins and Hannah (Barnes) (Wilkins) McNair. Annie was educated in the Bethel, NC school system where she graduated High School. In the late 50's...
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Andoris Gant

February 14, 1938 - January 7, 2022

Mrs. Andoris (Payton) Gant, 83 of Bayberry Lane, went to sleep peacefully on Friday, January 7, 2022 at her home. She was the wife of Ronald Gant. Andoris was born on February 14, 1938 in Bethel, North Carolina a daughter to the late David E. and Catherine (Perkins) Payton. "Ann as she was affectionately called was educated in the NC public school system where she attended Elk...
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Ramon Ortiz

June 5, 1958 - January 7, 2022


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Corsino Morales-Gonzalez

May 25, 1945 - January 3, 2022

Mr. Corsino Morales-Gonzalez, 76, of Wood Street, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury. Mr. Morales-Gonzalez was born May 25, 1945 in Ponce, PR son to the late Jemima Morales. Corsino was educated in the Puerto Rico School system before relocating to New York at the age of 9. He was employed in NY as a taxi cab driver for many years. He was also a manager...
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Dorothy McDonald

July 25, 1941 - January 3, 2022

Mrs. Dorothy A. (Johnson) McDonald, 80, of Waterbury, entered into eternal rest, Monday, January 3, 2022, at home. She was the wife of Randy J. McDonald. Mrs. McDonald was born July 25, 1941, in Columbus, GA, daughter to the late Calvin Johnson and Willie Lee Thornton. Dorothy was educated in the Georgia School System graduating from Spence Jr. High School and attended Mt. Calvary Baptist...
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Luis Santiago

January 31, 1961 - January 3, 2022

Mr. Luis Angel "Chequi" Santiago, 60 of Abbott Terrace, passed away, Monday, January 3, 2022 at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center surrounded by his family. Luis was born January 31, 1961 in Bayamon, PR a son to the late Miguel Santiago and Maria Fernandez. He loved to play the guitar. Luis learned to play at an early age and enjoyed playing in his free time along with playing Dominoes. ...
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Jack Lester Coates

November 23, 1959 - January 1, 2022

Rev. Jack Lester Coates 62, of Fairfield Ridge, Danbury was called home by the Lord on New Year's Day, January 1, 2022 peacefully at his home. He was the husband of Sadie (Webb) Coates. Mr. Coates was born on November 23, 1959, in Dublin, GA a son to the late Virgil and Mattie (Monroe) Coates. Jack was educated in the GA public school system where he graduated from West Laurens High School...
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Douglas Strom Reaves

November 19, 1969 - December 29, 2021

Mr. Douglas Strom Reaves, 52, of Idylwood Ave, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 unexpectedly at his home. Douglas was born November 19, 1969 in Waterbury a son to Jessie (Spencer) Reaves of Waterbury and the late Douglas Richardson. He was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he graduated from Wallace Middle School and Crosby High School. During his high school...
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Rodney "Rodney C" Collins

June 7, 1969 - December 25, 2021

Mr. Rodney Walter "Rodney C" Collins, 52, of Bank Street, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, December 25, 2021, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was the husband of Ameka (Bolling) Collins. Mr. Collins was born June 7, 1969, in Waterbury, CT, a son to the late Ezell and Essie Mae (Simmons) Collins. Rodney was educated in the Waterbury Public School System where he attended Kaynor Technical High...
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Lois "Gal" Iverson

August 17, 1928 - December 20, 2021

Lois (Nealy) Iverson, 93, transitioned from this life, after a long illness, Monday, December 20, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of the late Clinton Iverson for 65 years. Lois was born August 17, 1928, in Notasulga, AL. daughter to the late Owen and Mary Lou (Moss) Nealy. "Gal" as she was also known, was educated in the Notasulga Public School System. She...
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Geneva Smith

January 8, 1926 - December 17, 2021

Geneva Smith, 95, of Norwalk, passed away peacefully, Friday, December 17, 2021, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Ms. Smith was born January 8, 1926, in Pittsboro, North Carolina, to the late David Smith and Margaret "Maggie" (Ramsey) Smith. At the age of 16, Geneva moved with her Aunt Annie to Waterbury, Connecticut, where she resided until 2018. Throughout her life, she worked in a...
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Reginald Griffin

September 2, 1961 - December 13, 2021

Mr. Reginald L. Griffin, 60, of Harpers Ferry Road, passed away Monday December 13, 2021, at Waterbury Hospital. He was the longtime companion of Michelle Kreamer Griffin. Mr. Griffin was born September 2, 1961, in Tallassee, AL, son to the late Curtis and Fannie (Crawford) Morgan. Reginald was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. While at Wilby High School, he was an outstanding...
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I'Zayah Cross

December 10, 2021 - December 10, 2021

Babyboy I'Zayah Te'Vion Cross, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, December 10, 2021, at Waterbury Hospital. I'Zayah was born Friday December 10, 2021 son to Tyshawna R. Wilson and Ivan J. Cross both of Waterbury. Besides his parents, he leaves to cherish his memories, a sister Ivy'Ana Cross, Maternal Grandparents, Dildred Peoples and Tyrone Wilson, Paternal Grandmother Felisha Sutton; Great...
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Alberto Rodriguez

March 7, 1966 - November 30, 2021


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Diamond Crosley

October 2, 1983 - November 29, 2021

Ms. Diamond "Di" Crosley, 38, of New Haven, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, November 29, 2021, at Yale New Haven Hospital. Ms. Crosley was born October 2, 1983, in Waterbury, CT., a daughter to Vincent Simmons of and Ralphine (Crosley) Douglas both of Connecticut. "Dimo" or "D" as she was also known by, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. She was employed by Fosdick...
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Rennie Easter

April 21, 1938 - November 26, 2021

Mr. Rennie Lee Easter, Sr. was born on April 21, 1938, and departed this life on November 26, 2021. He was the second son born to the late James Easter and Maggie (Coleman) Ford in Petersburg, VA. His first marriage was to Gloria Garlic, and from this union was born three children: G. Renee, Rennie Jr, and Anita. In 1970, he married Christine English and had two daughters: Veronica and Alycia....
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Bertha L. Jackson

May 27, 1943 - November 25, 2021

On November 25, 2021, our beloved mother, sister, (Ganna) grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, cousin, mother-in-law, friend to many, Bertha L. Jackson heard the eternal summons from our Sovereign Lord and looked to the heavens, got a glimpse of glory and fell asleep in the arms of God. She was the widow of Peter "PO" Jackson. Bertha was born on May 27, 1943, in Waterbury CT, daughter of the...
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Crystal Perez

July 8, 1992 - November 19, 2021

Ms. Crystal Marie Perez Rodriguez, 29, of Bristol, CT passed away Friday, November 19, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Crystal was born July 8, 1992 in Bristol, CT to William Perez and Olga Rodriguez. She was educated in the Bristol school system where she graduated from Bristol Central High School. Crystal loved her family and enjoyed time spent with them. She...
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Tiana Baez

July 8, 1999 - November 19, 2021

Ms. Tiana D. Baez, 22, of Stonewall Lane, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, November 19, 2021. Ms. Baez was born July 8, 1999, in Waterbury, CT., daughter to Jose Baez and Maria Arroyo both of Waterbury, CT. "Tita" as she was affectionately called by family and friends, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System before moving to Florida, where she continued her education. While in...
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Brian David Pete , Sr.

September 20, 1967 - November 14, 2021

Mr. Brian D. Pete Sr., 54, of Vine Street, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, November 14, 2021 at his home. Mr. Pete was born September 20, 1967 in Waterbury, CT a son to the late Willie and Gayle (Shannon) Pete. Brian was educated in the Waterbury public school system graduating from Kennedy High School. He worked for various manufacturing companies throughout the area. He continued his...
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Steve "Cat" Henderson

June 6, 1949 - November 10, 2021

Mr. Steve "Cat" W. Henderson, 72, of Meriden Road, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at his home. Mr. Henderson was born June 6, 1949, in Jacksonville, NC., son to Willa (Henderson) Owens of Waterbury and the late David Hurst also stepfather the late Herbert O. Owens Sr., who raised him. "Cat" as he was also known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System...
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Joel Alaya

October 23, 1978 - November 6, 2021

Joel Ayala nació 10/23/78 en Mayagüez, PR y partió el 11/6/21. Sus padres fueron Ileana Iñigo y Ferdinand Ayala. El 5/10/10 se casó con Elizabeth Negron. Joel dejó atrás a 3 hijos Joel Jr. Ayala, Nelson Joel Ayala, Joseph Joel Ayala, a su nieta Leilani Ayala, a sus hijastros Adalys Negron y William Sierra. Dejo atrás a sus hermanos Julio, Gilberto, Ileana, Lillian, Gaby, Nelly, Daniel,...
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Donald "Donny" Brown

March 20, 1958 - November 2, 2021

Mr. Donald Earl Brown, affectionately known as "Donny", entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Bridgeport, CT. He was the husband of Joann (Pitt) Brown. He was born March 20, 1958 in Bethel, NC, a son to the late Johnny Mack Brown and Dorothy (Sprueill) Bellinger, but he was lovingly and prayerfully raised (along with his twin brother Johnny) by his...
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Larry Bonner

April 24, 1968 - October 29, 2021

Mr. Larry Reid Bonner Jr.,53 of Pine Street, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, October 29, 2021, at his home. Mr. Bonner was born April 24, 1968 in Norwalk, CT a son to Larry Bonner Sr. of SC and the late Laura (Howard) Bonner. Larry moved to SC where he attended Orangeburg Wilkinson High School. He returned and moved to Waterbury where he resided until his passing. "L" as he was...
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Shan Freeman

June 26, 1990 - October 29, 2021

Mr. Shan Gerard Freeman, "Smoove", 31 of East Main Street, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, October 29, 2021 at his home. Shan was born June 26, 1990 in Waterbury, CT a son to Givonna Freeman of Rochester, NY and Constable "Shan" Cornwall of Brooklyn, NY. He was educated in the Waterbury public school system where he attended Kennedy High School and later receiving his GED. In his early...
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Bernice Cross Wright

January 2, 1934 - October 28, 2021

Mrs. Bernice (Cross) Wright 87, of Fairway Lane, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday, October 28 ,2021 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the widow of Mr. Wardell Wright Sr. Mrs. Wright was born on January 2, 1934, in Franklin, VA, a daughter to the late Samuel and Fannie (Council) Cross. Bernice was educated in the Virginia Public School System. In October of 1969,...
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John Henry Moore

October 3, 1942 - October 25, 2021

Mr. John Henry Moore, 79, of Charter Ave, passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 at Waterbury Hospital. He was the longtime companion of Denise Dawson. Mr. Moore was born October 3, 1942 in West Grove, PA a son to the late David Clayton and Cledyth Isabelle (Lee) Moore Sr. John was educated in the PA public school system before moving to Waterbury where he resided until his passing. He...
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Joshua Jose Aponte-Rivera

May 16, 1992 - October 17, 2021

Mr. Joshua Jose Aponte-Rivera, 29, of Louisiana, formerly of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Ponchatoula, LA. Mr. Aponte-Rivera was born May 16, 1992, in Ponce, PR, son to Jessica Rivera Murphy of Waterbury, CT and the late Jose R. Aponte. "Big Daddy Joshua" as he was also known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Kennedy...
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Gilbert "Gill" Rhinehart

November 22, 1940 - October 9, 2021

Mr. Gilbert "Pops" Delaney Rhinehart, 80, of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Rhinehart was born in Waterbury, CT, on November 22, 1940, son of the late William G. Rhinehart, Sr. and Maydie L. (Chapman) Rhinehart. "Gill" as he was known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and graduated from Crosby High School....
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Eddie Chisholm

June 14, 1954 - October 3, 2021

Mr. Eddie "Boley" Chisholm Jr.,67, of Tudor Street, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Yale New Haven Hospital after a long illness. He was the longtime companion of 26 years, Sallye Sockwell of Waterbury Mr. Chisholm was born June 14, 1954 in Auburn. AL a son to the late Charlie and Inez (Jones) Chisholm. "Honey" as he was known by many, was educated in the AL, public school system...
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Blanca Bengochea

August 12, 1969 - October 3, 2021

Ms. Blanca Bengochea, 52, of Alder Street, passed away, Sunday Oct 3, 2021 at Waterbury Hospital. Ms. Bengochea was born August 12, 1969 in Yauco, PR a daughter to the late Miguel Bengochea and Carmen Martinez. "Blanky" as she was called was educated in Puerto Rico before relocating to Waterbury in 1984 where she resided until her passing. Blanca was an outgoing person who loved helping...
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Jose Ramos

June 24, 1974 - October 3, 2021

José Ramos, de 47 años, conocido por sus seres queridos como Yiyo. Nació en Aguadilla, Puerto Rico el 24 de junio del 1974 y falleció el domingo 3 de octubre del 2021. Su familia está formada por tres hermanos: William, David y Jesús Ramos, su madre, Isabel Arce, su padrastro, Félix Agosto, y una multitud de tías, tíos y primos. Yiyo asistió a Carmen Gomez Tejera en Aguadilla, PR y...
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Ruth Nealy

February 21, 1949 - October 2, 2021

Mrs. Ruth (Hawk) Nealy, , 72, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of Duane "Sugar" Nealy. Ruth was born February 21, 1949, in Sunbury, NC, a daughter to the late Willard and Ruth (Hunter) Hawk. "Sister" as she was also known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Wilby High School. She was...
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Gene Fernandez

September 12, 1946 - October 1, 2021

Mr. Gene Fernandez, 75, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly Friday, October 1, 2021 at Danbury Hospital. He was the longtime companion of the late Helen Danzy. Mr. Fernandez was born September 12, 1946 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Manuel and Anna (Alves) Fernandes Jr. Gene was educated in the Bridgeport School System graduating from Bassick High School in 1965. After high school, he...
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Luis Hernandez Santos

May 30, 1944 - October 1, 2021

Mr. Luis Hernandez Santos, 77, of Rye Street, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at his home. He was the widower of Julia N. Burgos. Luis was born May 30, 1944 in Guayama, PR to the late Telesforo Hernandez and Maria Santos. Through the marriage, they had 2 daughters, 2 sons, 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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Jose Rivera Rodriguez

May 11, 1984 - September 30, 2021

Mr. Jose Rivera Rodriguez, 37, of New London, formerly of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, September 30, 2021, at his home. Mr. Rivera Rodriguez was born May 11, 1984, in Bronx, NY, son to Carmen Rodriguez of Waterbury and the late William Rivera. "Josy" as he was known, was, educated in the Waterbury public school system graduating from Wilby High School. He was employed by...
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Judith Gatling

October 2, 1950 - September 30, 2021

Ms. Judith Sharon Gatling, 70, of Maybury Circle, passed away, Thursday, September 30, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness surrounded by one of her loving daughters Tawanda Johnson Dorkins. Judith was born October 2, 1950 a daughter to the late Douglas and Eliza Jane (Stephens) Gatling. "Judy" or "Jude" as she was called, was educated in the Waterbury public school system...
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Brenda Rice

April 12, 1950 - September 29, 2021

Ms. Brenda (Crawford) Rice, 71, of Wilson Street, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 20, 2021 at Hartford Hospital with her loving family by her side. Brenda was born April 12, 1950 in Waterbury, CT a daughter to the late George Davis Sr. and Mary (Crawford) King. She was educated in the Waterbury public school system where she graduated from Wilby High School, Class of 1968....
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Angel Velez

October 3, 2006 - September 29, 2021

Mr. Angel Velez lll, 14, of Dorchester Ave, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Angel was born October 3, 2006 son to Angel Velez Jr. of Waterbury and Darlene Morales of Waterbury. Angel was educated in the Waterbury public school system and was a student at Wilby High School in the 10th grade. He was looking forward to graduating. He was a good student and a class...
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Donald "LOC" Foote

April 8, 1968 - September 24, 2021

Mr. Donald M. Foote, 53, of Waterbury, formerly of Los Angeles, CA, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Waterbury Hospital. Donald was born April 8, 1968, in Los Angeles, CA, a son to Willie Mae (Williams) Foote of Riverside, CA and the late Willie Howard Foote. "LOC" as he was known by all was educated in the Los Angeles school system. He moved to CT 30 years ago where...
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Leonard Franklin Savage, Sr.

December 18, 1945 - September 24, 2021

Mr. Leonard F. Savage Sr., 75, passed away, Friday, September 24, in Philadelphia, PA surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Cheryl (McKinney) Savage. Leonard Franklin Savage was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 18,1945, son to the late Erma (Lyles) (Savage) Kerr and Elwood Savage. He was the third of seven children and the second oldest boy. Frankie, who was often...
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Felix Collado

April 1, 1964 - September 19, 2021

Mr. Felix Collado, 57, of Santa Maria Drive, husband of Delores Liz, passed away after a long battle with his health, Sunday, September 19, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. Collado was born April 1, 1964 in Yamasa, Dominican Republic a son to Delfin Collado and Carlita Hernandez. He was educated in the DR prior to relocating to NY, before finally settling in Waterbury, where he resided...
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Timothy "Skoolboy" Hughes

October 22, 1981 - September 11, 2021

Mr. Timothy D. Hughes, 39, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, September, 11, 2021. Mr. Hughes was born October 22, 1981, in Waterbury, CT, son to Timothy Hughes and the late Edris (Lewis) Hughes. "Skoolboy" as he was known as, was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Wilby High School in 1999. "Tim" as he was also known as, went to Culinary School...
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Chykhana "KIki" Jabraudae

November 20, 1965 - September 6, 2021

Ms. Chykhana "Kiki" Jabraudae, of Waterbury, passed away after a brief illness, on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Waterbury Hospital. Ms. Jabraudae was born November 20, 1965, in Elizabeth City, NC, daughter of her late parents Hilda (Rountree) Scott and Willie Earl Scott, Sr. "Kiki" and she was known as, relocated to CT in 1971 and was educated in the Waterbury Public School System,...
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Yvonne Byrd

April 24, 1946 - September 4, 2021

Mother Yvonne (Anderson) Byrd, 75, of Waterbury, CT, entered into eternal rest, Saturday, September 4, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Deacon Richard E. "Dicky" Byrd, Sr. for 58 years. Mother Byrd was born April 24, 1946, in Wilson, NC., daughter to the late Dawl Brown Jr. and Hattie Mae (Anderson) Rush. Yvonne was educated in the Waterbury Public School...
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Rylan Leeshon Williams

May 6, 2021 - September 3, 2021

Baby boy Rylan Leeshon Williams, 4 months, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, at Yale New Haven Hospital. Rylan was born May 6, 2021, in New Haven, CT, son to Tashima Jones and Tommy Williams, Jr. Rylan was a very happy baby and loved to be held as well as rocked. He would smile when you spoke to him and would also look up as if he was seeing angels and he would smile. He will be...
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Oscar Fabian "Kico" Cabrera Parra

March 11, 2003 - August 30, 2021

Mr. Oscar Fabian Cabrera Parra, 18, of Waterbury, passed away tragically, Monday August 30,2021, in a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Cabrera Parra was born March 11, 2003, in Mamas, Ecuador, son to Hugo (Gabriela Gonzalez) Cabrera Bermeo and Maria Parra both of Waterbury. Oscar was educated in the School System while living in Ecuador before relocating to CT in December 2020. "Kico" as he was...
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Aaron E. Fulton

August 27, 1999 - August 23, 2021

Mr. Aaron Emmanuel Fulton, 21, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, August 23, 2021. Mr. Fulton was born August 27, 1999, in Waterbury, CT, son to Robert T. and Lynette (Burke) Fulton and Robert "Bobby" Jackson, his biological father. Aaron was educated in the Waterbury Public School System and attended Living Faith Christian Church. He was Offensive Running Back, number 34, for...
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Maria Isabel Torres Diaz

December 5, 1943 - August 21, 2021

Ms. Maria Isabel Torres Diaz, 77, of Waterbury, passed away after a brief illness, Saturday, August 21, 2021, at St. Mary's Hospital. Ms. Torres Diaz was born December 5, 1943, in Arecibo, PR daughter to her late parents Luis Torres and Maria Soccorro Diaz. Maria was educated in the Puerto Rico School System. She relocated to Jayuya, Puerto Rico and would returning there for vacation two...
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Manuel "Junito" Delgado Caraballo

June 23, 1962 - August 12, 2021

Mr. Manuel Delgado Caraballo, 59, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021, at home. Mr. Delgado Caraballo was born June 23, 1962, in Ponce, PR, son to his late parents, Manuel Delgado and Esther Caraballo. Manuel was educated in the Public School System of Puerto Rico. "Junito" as he was also known as, enjoyed going for long walks, riding his bicycle around town, going to the park, camping,...
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Veronica Roman

June 12, 1981 - August 10, 2021

Ms. Veronica Roman, 40, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at home. Ms. Roman was born June 12, 1981, in Waterbury, CT, daughter to Miguel Roman and Yvette Santos. Veronica was educated in the Waterbury Public School System. She was employed as a Home Care Aide cleaning house. She was a happy person, always smiling and was always calm. She loved her children and her family....
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Miggie Mitchell, Jr.

June 22, 1934 - August 8, 2021

Mr. Miggie Mitchell, Jr. 87, of Waterbury, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Cheshire House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Waterbury. Mr. Mitchell was born June 22, 1934 in Wake Forrest, NC, son to the late Miggie and Elizabeth (Wall) Mitchell, Sr. Miggie was educated in the Wake Forest School System in North Carolina. In 1954, Miggie enlisted into the US Army...
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Victor Centeno

May 14, 1939 - August 5, 2021

Mr. Victor Rafael Centeno Rodriguez, 82, of Waterbury, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital Vitas. Mr. Centeno was born May 14, 1939, in Ponce, PR son to his late parents Rafael Centeno and Eladia Rodriguez. Victor was educated in the Public School System in Puerto Rico. He was employed as a Wedding Decorator, in his younger years and became a Bus Driver in Ponce until his retirement in 2010...
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Vernon McKinney

September 1, 1941 - July 28, 2021

Mr. Vernon R. McKinney, 80, of Waterbury, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Kimberly Hall South in Windsor, CT. Mr. McKinney was born September 1, 1941, in Greensboro, NC, son to his late parents Richard and Loyce (Chambers) McKinney. Vernon was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Kaynor Technical High School in 1959. He was employed as a machinist at New...
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Mary Dunbar

April 14, 1937 - July 22, 2021

Ms. Mary Dunbar 84, of Dallas Terrace, passed away, Thursday, July 22, 2021, peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Dunbar was born April 14, 1937 in Concord, NC to the late Preston and Tish (Anderson) Dunbar. Mary was educated in the North Carolina Public School System. In 1964, she relocated to Waterbury, CT, where she resided until her passing. She worked as a CNA...
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Paula Lopez-Figueroa

January 16, 1945 - July 19, 2021

Mrs. Paula Lopez-Figueroa, 76, of Pearl Street, Waterbury, passed away, Monday, July 19, 2021 at Waterbury Hospital. She was the wife of Juan Fuentes. Paula was born in Caguas, PR daughter to the late Cesareo Lopez and Martha Figueroa. Besides her husband, she leaves her children; Carmen, Miguel, Juan and Sonia, grandcildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family...
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Pearlie Eason

January 11, 1931 - July 17, 2021

Mrs. Pearlie "Pearl" M. Eason, 90, of Bishop Street, passed away, Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Autumn Lake Health Care Center of Waterbury. She was the widow of Mr. Joseph Eason. Mrs. Eason was born January 11, 1931 in Hobbsville, NC a daughter to the late Elihue and Hattie (Beamon) Eason. She was educated in the NC public school system where she graduated from Cooper High School in Sunbury,...
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Ruth Hicks

March 8, 1933 - July 17, 2021

Mrs. Ruth (Johnson) Hicks, 88 of Waterbury, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Regal Care Health Care Center in Waterbury. She was the widow of Mr. David Hicks. Mrs. Hicks was born March 8, 1933, in Braddock, PA., daughter of the late Lester and Maggie (Thompson) Johnson. Ruth was educated in the SC public school graduating from Wilson High School in Florence, SC. She relocated to...
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Barbara DePugh Overton

February 7, 1963 - July 16, 2021

Mrs. Barbara Ann DePugh-Overton, 58, of North Carolina, formerly of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 16, 2021, at her home. Mrs. DePugh-Overton was born February 7, 1963, in Waterbury, CT a daughter to Loretta Bostic DePugh Cross of NC, and the late Edward DePugh. Barbara was educated in the Waterbury Public School System graduating from Wilby High School. She was a long...
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