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Washington Memorial Funeral Home of North Haven

At Washington Memorial, we take special pride in our utmost attention to detail in all aspects of the service and ceremony. We are perfectionists in everything - from the preparation of the loved one for open-casket ceremonies, to flower arrangements and everything in between.

We attend to all details of the arrangements – the ceremony, church arrangements & funeral processions. We will assist you in securing a grave site or cemetery plot. We will oversee the proper handing of the death certificate and assist you in obtaining Social Security benefits, Title XIX benefits, Veteran's benefits and Life Insurance if applicable. We are with you every step of the way to help ease the trauma and let you focus on healing and comfort at the most difficult of times.

We provide a spacious, beautiful new facility that offers peace and tranquility and has been designed specifically to serve the needs of the bereaved families and friends.

Our Funeral home director speaks Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.


Our Obituaries

Alfred J. DiLeone

April 20, 2017

Alfred J. DiLeone, 84 of Hamden died peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 20, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Alfred was born in Hamden on September 5, 1932, a son of the late Antonio and Anna Raccuia DiLeone, and was a lifelong Hamden resident. He co-owned and operated the former Century Reproductions Co. of New Haven for twenty years, and later worked for the former Charette Art...
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Marina Isabel Tinoco

April 14, 2017

Marina Isabel Tinoco, 58 of New Haven died peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her loving family by her side. Marina was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 18, 1958, a daughter of the late Juan de la Cruz and the late Grecia Vasquez, and had resided in New Haven for the past thirty one years. She was a nurse's aid for more than twenty...
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William "Bill" Coletta

April 14, 2017

Coletta, William "Bill" William "Bill" Coletta, 86 of North Haven formerly of Hamden and New Haven died peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of twelve years to Kathy Massella Coletta. Bill was born in New Haven on August 23, 1930, a son of the late Joseph and Lucia Ciardiello Coletta, and...
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Maria Victoria Pedroza Cordero

April 13, 2017

Maria Victoria Pedroza Cordero, 52 of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Thursday, April 13, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Maria was born in Corozal, Puerto Rico on November 10, 1964, a daughter of Carmen Cordero of New Haven and the late Victor Pedroza, and had resided in New Haven for the past forty years. She is survived by one daughter, Rosalinda Osorio Pedroza...
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Victor Matos Franceschi

April 10, 2017

Victor Matos Franceschi, 53 of Hamden and Ponce, Puerto Rico died peacefully on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Julia Sgrazutti Rodriguez. Victor was born in Ponce on September 5, 1963, a son of Juan Matos of Ponce and Elvira Franceschi Gaston of Philadelphia, PA. While in Ponce, Victor owned and operated La Esquina del Sur Restaurant for several...
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Joan Ayotte

April 8, 2017

Joan Ayotte, 70 of West Haven, formerly of New Haven died suddenly at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Joan was born in New Haven on March 12, 1947, a daughter of the late Roland and Madeline Ayotte. She had resided in New Haven for most of her life before moving to West Haven ten years ago. Joan is survived by two sons, Anthony Ayotte, and Albert (Veronica) Alvarado of New...
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Maria H. Peréz

April 6, 2017

Maria H. Peréz, 76 of New Haven died peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 06, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of José Arroyo. Maria was born in Isabela, Puerto Rico on April 28, 1940, a daughter of the late Eugenio Peréz and the late Auria Torres, and had resided in New Haven for the past sixteen years. She is also survived by one daughter, Carmen Peréz...
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Melissa Faye Shaw

April 3, 2017

Melissa Faye Marsh Shaw, 45 of North Branford, CT and San Antonio, TX died suddenly in Branford, CT on April 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of John Vanderstay Shaw. Melissa was born in San Antonio on January 12, 1972, a daughter of James Leroy Marsh, and Linda Wall Marsh of San Antonio. She was a registered nurse for Accountable Healthcare of Boca Raton, FL, and was currently working at Yale...
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Jorge Alberto Vallejo Cardona

April 2, 2017

Jorge Alberto Vallejo Cardona, 58 of Bethel died peacefully at Danbury Hospital on Sunday, April 2, 2017 after a short illness, and with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Lucia Foronda. Jorge was born in Medellin, Colombia on April 20, 1958, a son of Jorge Vallego and Berenize Cardona of Medellin, and had resided in Bethel for the past sixteen years. While living in...
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Ramon Neal

March 30, 2017

Ramon Neal, 82 of North Haven died suddenly at his home on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Mr. Neal was born in New Haven on February 1, 1935 a son of the late Mildred Neal, and was a lifelong North Haven resident. He owned and operated the former Neal's Dairy Farm of North Haven for many years. Mr. Neal is survived by several cousins including David Taft of East Haven. Relatives and friends will be...
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Gilberto Rosario

March 28, 2017

Gilberto Rosario, 50 of New Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. Gilberto was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico on August 23, 1966, a son of Iris Yolanda de Leon Rivera of New Haven and the late Angel M. Rivera, and had resided in New Haven for most of his life. He is also survived by one daughter, Iris Rosario, and two sons,...
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Maria Jimenez Osorio

March 27, 2017

Maria Jimenez Osorio, 53 of New Haven, formerly of Cataño, Puerto Rico died peacefully on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her loving family by her side. Maria was born in Cataño on September 20, 1963 a daughter of Maria Osorio Jimenez of New Haven and the late Felix Jimenez. She had resided in Cataño for most of her life before moving to New Haven two months ago....
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Carlos Antonio Juarbe

March 22, 2017

Carlos Antonio Juarbe, 83 of New Haven died peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Connecticut Hospice after a long illness and surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of fifty five years to Milagros Melendez Juarbe. Carlos was born in Isabela, Puerto Rico on March 30, 1933, a son of the late Antonio and Gregoria Quiles Juarbe, and had resided in New Haven for more...
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Edwin Reyes Bonilla

March 16, 2017

Edwin Reyes Bonilla, 54 of New Haven died suddenly at his home on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Edwin was born in New Haven on February 13, 1963, a son of Felix and Elizabeth Bonilla Reyes, Sr. of New Haven, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He most recently was employed by the City of New Haven, Dept. of Public Works for five years until 2008. He had previously worked as a groundskeeper at All...
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Alberto Tomei

March 14, 2017

Alberto Tomei, 92 of Hamden died peacefully on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was the beloved husband of sixty one years to Domenica "Mimi" Santia Tomei. Alberto was born in Supino, province of Frosinone, Italy on July 6, 1924, a son of the late Giuseppe and Maria Santia Tomei. He came to the U.S. in 1954, eventually settling with his family in Hamden. After WWII, and while still in Italy he served...
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Santa Balley de Torres

March 8, 2017

Santa Balley de Torres, 54 of New Haven died peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Santa was born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic on December 23, 1962, a daughter of Genara Acevedo of New Haven, and the late Adolfo Balley, and had resided in New Haven for the past twenty seven years. She is also survived by four daughters, Maria and Tatiana Torres of New...
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Albert J. Magliochetti, Sr.

March 4, 2017

Albert J. Magliochetti, Sr., 88 of Hamden, beloved husband, father and grandfather met his angels, and passed on to eternal life on Saturday, March 4, 2017. The void he leaves in the lives of those who loved him and looked to him for answers, is beyond words. Albert was born on May 5, 1928 in Hamden, to the late Angelina (Mascia) Magliochetti, and Alfredo Magliochetti. He graduated from Boardman...
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Ramón E. Ramírez

March 3, 2017

Ramón E. Ramírez, 63 of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus on Friday, March 3, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Carmen M. Hernandez. Ramón was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on August 31, 1936, a son of the late Enriqué Ramírez and the late Maria Marín. He had resided in San Juan, Puerto Rico for most of his life...
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Luís E. Cobian

February 28, 2017

Luís E. Cobian, 63 of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Luís was born in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico on November 16, 1953, a son of the late José and Saturnina Cosmé Cobian, and had resided in Hartford for most of his life before moving to New Haven sixteen years ago. He is survived by four...
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Carmen C. Osorio

February 22, 2017

Carmen C. Osorio, 93 of New Haven, formerly of the Bronx, NY died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, February 22, 2917 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Juan Osorio. Carmen was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on January 6, 1924 a daughter of the late Juan and Mariana Richardson Melendez, and had resided in the Bronx for thirty two years before moving to New...
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Luís Manuel Rivera, Jr.

February 17, 2017

Luís Manuel Rivera, Jr., 50 of Middletown, formerly of New Haven died suddenly at his home on Friday, February 17, 2017. Luís was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico on March 24, 1966, a son of the late Marcelo and Maria Dolores Lopez Rivera, and had resided in New Haven for thirty years before moving to Middletown five years ago. He was a self-employed handyman. Luís is survived by three sons, Luís...
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Franklin Joseph Dowski

February 12, 2017

Franklin J. Dowski, 85 of North Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side on Sunday, February 12, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Linda Woehlk Dowski. Mr. Dowski was born in Bridgeport on September 23, 1931, a son of the late Joseph and Mary Lasky Dowski. He was a retired machinist and proprietor of the former Milford Screw Co., and a proud...
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Lydia Medina

February 2, 2017

Lydia Nuñez Medina, 82 of New Haven died peacefully ,and after a long illness on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Raul Medina. Lydia was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on November 29, 1934, a daughter of the late Juan and Ojenia Tirado Nuñez, and had resided in New Haven for the past fifty years. She is...
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Nils Bormanis

January 31, 2017

Nils Bormanis, 81 of Wallingford, formerly of Hamden died peacefully on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Masonicare Hospice with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of fifty eight years to Merete Heimburger Bormanis. Nils was born in Riga, Latvia on April 26, 1935, a son of the late John and Ingeborg Klussmann Bormanis. He had resided in Wallingford for the past eleven years,...
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Elena M. McGarthy

January 29, 2017

Elena Montagna McGarthy, 100 of Hamden died peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Arden House. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank McGarthy. Elena was born in New Haven on October 13, 1916, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Carmela Perelli Montagna, and was a lifelong Hamden resident. She worked for forty years at the former Web Shop of New Haven. Elena is survived by two daughters,...
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Jesse C. Jaqua

January 29, 2017

Jesse C. Jaqua, 90 of North Haven died peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann Caroline DePino Jaqua. Jesse was born in the Morris Cove section of New Haven on January 15, 1927, a son of the late Jesse and Edith Van Sickles Jaqua, and had resided in North Haven for the past forty years. He was an electrical engineer for the former Avco...
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Saren Kanh

January 27, 2017

Saren Kanh, 79 of New Haven died peacefully on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Arden House, Hamden with his loving family by his side. Mr. Kanh was born in the Cambodian Khrom, Cambodia on March 5, 1937, a son of the late Kong Thach. While in Cambodia he was a Buddhist Monk and a farmer for many years. Mr. Kanh came to the United States with his family in 1983, and resided in Bridgeport for twenty...
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Abraham "Charlie" Rodriguez

January 25, 2017

Abraham "Charlie" Rodriguez, 45 of West Haven died suddenly on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. Charlie was born in New Haven on August 26, 1971, a son of Miguel Rodriguez of Chicago and the late Dalia Montes, and was a lifelong area resident. He was a maintenance person for AffinEco Maintenance Solutions of Bridgeport for the past two...
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Evelyn Maria Parissi

January 16, 2017

Evelyn Maria Parissi, 50 of New Haven died suddenly at her home on Monday, January 16, 2017. Evelyn was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on June 20, 1966, a daughter of Luz Maria Díaz Caballero of New Haven and the late Eugenio Parissi Ruiz, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. She is also survived by one sister, Maria Santiago, two brothers, Irving (Betty) Martinez and Miguel Santiago, four nieces...
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Hector M. Marquez

January 13, 2017

Hector M. Marquez, 56 of New Haven died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Friday, January 13, 2017 with his loving family by his side. Hector was born in New Haven on March 5, 1960, a son of the late Juan P. and Ada V. Rodriguez Marquez, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Marquez, and two sons, Fernando Marquez and Hector M. Marquez, Jr.,...
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Anita Louise Palmieri

January 13, 2017

Anita Louise DePino Palmieri, 51 of Hamden died peacefully on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford after a long courageous battle with cancer, and with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Pietro Palmieri. Anita was born in New Haven on January 15, 1965, a daughter of the late Robert and Louise Cimmino DePino, and had resided in New Haven for most of...
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Carl C. Clark, Jr.

January 12, 2017

Carl Christian Clark, Jr., 90 of Wallingford died suddenly at his home on Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy May Carroll Clark, and the late Anna Cofrancesco Clark. Carl was born in New Haven on February 5, 1926, a son of the late Carl Christian and Viola Hemstock Clark, Sr. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWII, and served in both the Atlantic and...
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John Bergeron

January 11, 2017

John Bergeron, 52 of New Haven died peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus, New Haven after a long illness. John was born in New Haven on January 25, 1964, a son of the late Emile and Anne Bergen Bergeron. He grew up in Guilford, and resided in New Haven for most of his life. John was a foreman for the New Haven Heat Treating Co for four years...
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Eleanor Geraldine Finoia

January 11, 2017

Eleanor Geraldine Iassogna Finoia, 87 of Hamden died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford after a short illness on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of sixty six years to Joseph Finoia, Jr. Eleanor was born in New Haven on October 3, 1929, a daughter of the late Pasquale and Mary Padzinski Iassogna, and had resided in Hamden for...
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Lena M. Sagnella

January 8, 2017

Lena Morico Sagnella, 94 of North Haven, formerly of Hamden died peacefully on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Montowese Health & Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore E. Sagnella. Lena was born in West Haven on June 25, 1922, a daughter of the late John and Theresa Morterello Morico, and had resided in Hamden for most of her life. She was a...
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Angel Pressly

January 7, 2017

Angel Pressly, 68 of Bridgeport died peacefully at the Bridgeport Healthcare Center after a long illness on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Angel was born in Baltimore, Maryland on March 4, 1948, a daughter of the late Ira Monroe and Violet Hunter Kinder. She grew up in Peytona, West Virgina, and lived in East Haven for most of her life. Angel is survived by three daughters, Melody Wnuk of Newington,...
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Mary Elizabeth Anderson

January 7, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Reynolds Anderson, 88 of North Haven died peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 7, 2017 with her daughter Cheryl her longtime caregiver, and her daughter Elaine by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Clinton Charles Anderson. Mary was born in Danby, Vermont on February 24, 1928, a daughter of the late Arthur and Alvina Wade Reynolds, and had resided in North Haven...
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Denise Marie Carrera

January 3, 2017

Denise Marie Angelicola Carrera, 53 of East Haven died peacefully at the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer that she fought to the very end. Denise was born in New Haven on February 5, 1963, the loving daughter of Anna Marie D'Amato Angelicola of North Haven, and the late Pasquale Angelicola. She was the mother of...
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Thomas P. Murphy

December 25, 2016

Thomas P. Murphy, 60 of Hamden died peacefully on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus after a short illness. Tom was born in New Haven on March 11, 1956, a son of the late Thomas J. and Rose DelMonico Murphy, and was a lifelong Hamden resident. Tom attended Notre Dame High School of West Haven and then Hamden High School before starting a forty year career in...
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Donald "Donnie" Bramande, Sr.

December 24, 2016

Donald "Donnie" Bramande, Sr., 67 of New Haven, formerly of East Windsor died peacefully on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford after a long illness, and his loving family by his side. Donnie was born in Hartford on February 22, 1949, a son of the late Paul and Florence Pollack Bramande and had resided in East Windsor for most of his life. He was a truck driver and...
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Luís Antonio Martinez

December 21, 2016

Luís Antonio Martinez, 68 of New Haven died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Felicíta "Elsie" Serrano Martinez. Luís was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on March 18, 1948, a son of the late Flor and Angelina Santo Martinez, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He was a diesel mechanic...
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Agapito Martinez, Sr.

December 20, 2016

Agapito Martinez, Sr., 66 of New Haven died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Agapito was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on March 24, 1950, a son of the late Flor and Angelina Santo Martinez, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He was a fork lift operator for RFS Electronics of Meriden for four years retiring due to...
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Edward Joseph Cox, Sr.

December 13, 2016

Edward Joseph Cox, Sr., 56 of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Fair Haven and Hamden died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Ed was born in New Haven on March 3, 1960, a son of Clara Nuzzolillo Cox of Hamden and the late James R. Cox. He lived in the Fair Haven section of New Haven, and later Hamden for most of his life, and had lived in Florida for a total of ten years, including for...
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Alejita Simon

December 8, 2016

Alejita Simon, 45 of East Haven died peacefully on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Apple Rehab Laurel Woods, East Haven after a long illness and with her beloved family by her side. Alejita was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on March 31, 1971, a loving daughter of Saturnina Ortiz of New Haven, and the late Lionel Simon. She is also survived by three sisters, Jeanette and Yanina Simon of West Haven and...
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Catherine A. Verab

December 6, 2016

Catherine Acampora Verab, 86 of North Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus after a short illness. She was the beloved wife of the late John Verab, Sr. Catherine was born in New Haven on December 3, 1930, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Rose Carbone Acampora and had resided in New Haven for most of her life before moving to North...
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José Ramón Gonzalez

December 4, 2016

José Ramón Gonzalez, 48 of New Haven died peacefully Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Yale-New Haven with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Lourdes Roman. José was born in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico on May 28, 1968, a son of Carmen Maria Montero of New Haven and the late José Juan Gonzalez. He had resided in New Haven for the past twenty eight years, and previously in the...
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Lisa McKiernan LaPenna

December 2, 2016

Lisa H. McKiernan LaPenna, 48, formerly of Hamden, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 2, 2016 in Tallahassee, FL. She was born in New Haven, CT on July 15, 1968 to William E. McKiernan and the late Nancy McKenzie. Lisa was a loving mother, her world revolved around family, especially her children. She was a nurse who had a special passion for working with disabled veterans, as well as...
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Carol Payne Merriman

December 1, 2016

Carol Payne Merriman, died unexpectedly on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in North Haven, Connecticut. Carol was born Carol Virginia Payne in Ames, Iowa to Loyal and Anne Payne, and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating from Pomona College, she moved to Washington, D.C., to work with Ralph Nader, and later the Library of Congress as well as the League of Women Voters. She married John...
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Theodore S. Stopkoski

December 1, 2016

Theodore S. Stopkoski, 90 of Miller Place, Brookhaven, NY, formerly of Hamden died at his home on Thursday, December 1, 2016 He was the loving husband of Cecile Stopkoski. Mr. Stopkoski was a proud WWII U.S. Navy Veteran. He is also survived by eight cherished children, Theodore, Steven, Denise, Annette, Therese, Paul, Christine and David, thirteen dear grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren....
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Douang Khamphoumy

November 24, 2016

Douang Khamphoumy, 88 of Stonington died peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 24, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Khiam Khamphoumy. Douang was born in Vienteiane, Laos on March 1, 1928, and came to the U.S. in 1981. He had resided in Stonington for the past twelve years. Douang was an assembler for the McAnn Bros. Basket Co. of Bridgeport...
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Elvira Rivera

November 20, 2016

Elvira Matos Rivera, 70 of New Haven died peacefully Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Juan Rivera. Elvira was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on January 25, 1946, a daughter of the late Tomas and Mercedes Guzman Matos, and had resided in New Haven for the past forty eight years. She most recently worked as...
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Drew R. Sutton

November 20, 2016

Drew R. Sutton, 74 of Northford died peacefully at the Veterans' Administration Medical Center, West Haven after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of fifty years to Judith Notaro Sutton. He is also survived by two loving daughters, Stacie Melendez and her husband Pablo of New Haven and Wendy Girardi and her husband Drew of Northford, four beloved grandchildren, Syreena Melendez and Cal...
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Florence "Cookie" Shoup

November 14, 2016

Florence "Cookie" Chiaramonte Shoup, 81 of Hamden died suddenly at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus on Monday, November 14, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Oliver George Shoup, Jr. Cookie was born in New Haven on November 17, 1934, a daughter of the late Dominic and Florence Valente Chiaramonte, and had resided in Hamden for most of her life. She is survived by one daughter,...
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Oscar Marino Ospina Tabares

November 10, 2016

Oscar Marino Ospina Tabares, 76 of East Haven died peacefully at Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Thursday, November 10, 2016 with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Rufina Jimenez. Oscar was born in Calima Valle, Colombia on February 5, 1940 a son of the late Pedro Ospina Lopez and the late Ismenia Tabares and came to this country ten years ago. While in...
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William V. DeMatteo

November 7, 2016

William "Bill" V. DeMatteo, 95 of North Haven died peacefully at his home on Monday, November 7, 2016 after a short illness, and his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Rae DeLucia DeMatteo. Bill was born in New Haven on November 6, 1921, a son of the late Anthony and Pasqualina Rapuano DeMatteo, and had resided in New Haven for most of his life before moving to...
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Annella "Monie" Haase

October 31, 2016

Annella "Monie" Cafasso Haas, 73 of East Haven died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford on Monday, October 31, 2016 after a long illness, and with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Kurt Haase. Monie was born in Derby on January 16, 1943, a daughter of the late Frederick and Rose Dogolo Cafasso, and had resided in New Haven for most of her life before...
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Edwin Diaz

October 27, 2016

Edwin Diaz, 55 of West Haven died peacefully after a short illness at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Thursday, October 27, 2016 with his beloved family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Ermelinda Otero. Edwin was born in New York City on May 3, 1961, a son of Juanita Esquelen of New Haven and the late Ramon Diaz, and he had resided in the New Haven area for the past forty one years. He is...
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Sherif Daoud

October 22, 2016

Dr. Sherif Daoud, 61 of Hamden passed away peacefully after a brief illness at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford with his loving family by his side. Dr. Daoud was born in Alexandria, Egypt on February 21, 1955, a son of Sophie Awad Daoud of Alexandria and the late George Daoud. He came to the U.S. in 1985 and lived in Woodbridge for several years before moving to Hamden fifteen years ago. He...
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Martha C. Amici

October 21, 2016

Martha Concetta Abbate Amici, 80 of Northford died peacefully on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Village at South Farms, Middletown after a long illness, and surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of fifty eight years to Francis Robert "Bob" Amici. Martha was born in New Haven on November 2, 1935, a daughter of the late Prisco and Lucy DeFelice Abbate, and had resided in...
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Luis A. Martinez

October 18, 2016

Luis A. Martinez, 68 of Palm Bay, Florida, formerly of New Haven died suddenly on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Palm Bay Community Hospital, Palm Bay, Florida. He was the beloved husband of Carmen Lydia Rolon Martinez. Luis was born in Santa, Isabel, Puerto Rico on June 18, 1948, a son of the late Ursulina Cancel. He had resided in New Haven for most of his life, and in Palm Bay for the past...
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Jasuben Patel

October 18, 2016

Jasuben Patel, 78 of Wallingford died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Jantibhai Patel. Jasuben was born in Sithan, India on August 12, 1938, a daughter of the late Nagindas and Parvatiben Jariwala. She is survived by one daughter, two sons, two sisters, three brothers, eight grandchildren, one great...
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Linda Mary Freeman

October 17, 2016

Linda Mary Lucas Freeman, 65 of Seymour died peacefully at her home on Monday, October 17, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of thirty five years to James Vincent Freeman. Linda was born in Chicago on July 19, 1951, a daughter of the late Edward George and Vicky Corombus Lucas, and had resided in Seymour for the past thirty five years. Linda was a real estate agent...
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Kenneth C. Ryan

October 17, 2016

Kenneth C. Ryan, 82 of Hamden passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on Monday, October 17, 2016 following a courageous battle with cancer. Ken is predeceased by his wife Margaret Josephine Ryan. He is survived by his daughter, Peggy Bell, and son-in-law, Bob, and his beloved grandchildren Ryan and Connor of Madison, and his son, Ken Ryan, and his daughter-in-law, Judy of Hamden. Ken...
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Louise Ann Scarpa

October 13, 2016

Louise Ann Cappabianca Scarpa, 90 of Hamden passed away peacefully at the Hamden Health Care Center after a short illness on Thursday, October 13, 2016. She was the beloved wife of sixty eight years to William Scarpa. Louise was born in Derby on October 24, 1925, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Anna Saldamarco Cappabianca. She had resided in Derby for most of her life, and in Hamden for the...
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James A. Handy

October 11, 2016

James A. Handy, 63 of Northford died suddenly on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. James was born in New Haven on July 19, 1953, a son of the late Herbert L. and Hazel Brockett Handy, and had lived in Madison for most of his life before moving to Northford last year. He was a roofing contractor, and proprietor of the former Shoreline Roofing Co. of Madison for forty seven...
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Harold E. Pepe

October 10, 2016

Harold Eugene Pepe, 84 of New Haven died suddenly on Monday, October 10, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of sixty two years to Grace Di Elsi Pepe. Harold was born in New Haven on February 7, 1932, a son of the late Mario and Lucy Fulton Pepe, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He was a retired welder, having worked at Electric Boat, New London for fifteen years,...
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Maria Luisa Molina

October 6, 2016

Maria Luisa Molina, 88 of New Haven died peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 6, 2016 after a short illness, and her beloved family by her side. Maria was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala on June 21, 1928, a daughter of the late Adrian Molina and the late Bernarda Cabrera de Molina, and moved to New Haven in 1984. She was a parishioner of the former St. John the Evangelist, and St. Peter...
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Sophie Habib Gerges

September 26, 2016

Sophie Habib Gerges, 79 of North Haven, formerly of Hamden died peacefully at her home on Monday, September 26, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Issa Assaad Yousef. Sophie was born in Cairo, Egypt on September 9, 1937, a daughter of the late Habib Gerges and the late Fotna Gorgy. She moved to Hamden in 2010, and resided there for two years before moving to...
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Maria Esmeralda Peréz

September 21, 2016

Maria Esmeralda Rivera Peréz, 58 of New Haven died peacefully on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford after a long illness, and her beloved family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Efrain Peréz. Maria was born in Bridgeport on April 2, 1958, a daughter of the late Angel Rivera and the late Esmeralda Otero Nuñez. She had resided in New Haven for the past...
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William J. Ceravone, Sr

September 2, 2016

William J."Bill" Ceravone, Sr. 72 of Branford, formerly of New Haven died peacefully on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a short illness. Bill was born in New Haven on April 17, 1944, a son of the late Peter and Catherine Ferraro Ceravone, Sr. He had resided in Branford for the past five years, and previously in the Fair Haven section of New Haven for most of his life....
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Jacqueline Santiago

August 23, 2016

Jacqueline Rosario Santiago, 36 of East Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford after a long illness, and with her beloved family by her side. Jacqueline was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on September 6, 1979, a daughter of Benito and Margarita Reyes Rosario of New Haven. She had resided in New Haven for fifteen years before moving to East Haven several...
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Maria Virgen Melendez

August 18, 2016

Maria Virgen Melendez, 68 of New Haven died suddenly at her home on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Maria was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on December 4, 1947, a daughter of the late Santiago and Elpidia Soto Melendez, and had resided in New haven for the past eighteen years. She worked for several area manufacturing companies, and for Lindsey Food Services for a total of fifteen years until 2001. Maria...
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Benny Infante

August 17, 2016

Benny Infante, 89 of Hamden died peacefully on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Grimes Center, New Haven with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine DiRienzo Infante. Benny was born in New Haven on April 4, 1927, a son of the late Matteo and Rose Guidone Infante, and had resided in Hamden for most of his life. He was a retired assembler with the G & O...
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Elizabeth Ann Remette

August 10, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Herring Remette, 65 of North Haven, formerly of East Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 after a short illness, and with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of forty eight years to Frederick R. Remette, Jr. Elizabeth was born in Central Falls, Rhode Island on April 5, 1951, a daughter of the late Ernest and Elsa...
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Mary "Mae" Cummings

August 10, 2016

Mary Frances "Mae" Richardson Cummings, 97 of North Haven entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Mae was born on August 20, 1918, in New Haven, to the late Robert and Catherine O'Grady Richardson. She was the devoted wife of the late George Joseph Cummings. Mae was the mother of Catherine (John) Deppen and Brian Cummings, both of North...
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José Nasario Rizek

August 9, 2016

José Nasario Rizek, 94 of West Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Gladys Ten Rizek. José was born in San Francisco de Macuris, Dominican Republic on August 13, 1921, a son of the late Nasario and Alejandrina de los Angeles Rizek. While in the Dominican Republic, José owned and...
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Benjamin "Junior" Gonzalez

August 2, 2016

Benjamin "Junior" Gonzalez, 52 of New Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, after a long illness, and with his family by his side. Junior was born in New Haven on July 12, 1964, a son of Virginia Gonzalez of New Haven and the late José Benjamin Gonzalez, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He loved cars, working on them, and had a need for speed! Junior...
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Luigi Carnale

July 28, 2016

Luigi Carnale, 98 of West Haven died suddenly on Thursday, July 28, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Ermelinda Corsi Carnale. Luigi was born in Supino, Province of Frosinone, Italy on October 14, 1917, a son of the late Vittorio and Clelia Boni Carnale, and had resided in West Haven for the past sixty years. He retired from Marlin's Firearms formerly of North Haven in 1983, and during...
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Luis Antonio Rodriguez

July 26, 2016

Luis Antonio Rodriguez, 80 of New Haven died peacefully on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Masonicare Hospice, Wallingford after a long illness, and surrounded by her loving family. He was the beloved husband of Esther Bonilla Rodriguez. Luis was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico on November 15, 1935, a son of the late Primitivo and Mercedes Vasquez Rodriguez, and had resided in New Haven for the past forty...
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Antonia "Belen" Colón

July 25, 2016

Antonia "Belen" Colón, 73 of New Haven died peacefully on Monday, July 25, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Ms. Colón was born in Manatí, Puerto Rico on February 13, 1943, a daughter of the late Teofane and Felipa Baez Colón, and moved to New Haven in 1991. She is survived by her sister Lydia Colón of New Haven, brothers Mateo Colón of Puerto Rico and Wenceslao Colón of Indiana, nieces...
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Madelyn DeDomenico

July 21, 2016

Madelyn Cioffi DeDomenico, 77 of Hamden passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Hope Hospice Care Facility in Ft. Meyers, FL after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick J. DeDomenico. Madelyn was born in New Haven on July 19, 1939, the daughter of the late Salvatore and Frances Pucillo Cioffi, and had resided in Hamden for most of her life. Predeceased...
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Anna Lena Ciuffi

July 2, 2016

Anna Lena Mastronardi Ciuffi, 83 of New Haven died suddenly at her home on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Anna was born in Yonkers, NY on January 28, 1933, a daughter of the late Felice and Magdalena Calbi Mastronardi,and had resided in Yonkers for much of her life before moving to New Haven fifteen years ago. While living in Yonkers, Anna worked for many years in the banking industry as a bank clerk....
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Manuel Chaves

June 21, 2016

Manuel Chaves Mederos, 60 of New Haven died suddenly at his home after being stricken by an apparent hear attack. Manuel was born in Santiago, Cuba on June 17, 1956, a son of the late Manuel and Nila Mederos Chaves, and had resided in New Haven for many years. He formerly worked as a food server at McDonald's for several years before being forced to leave his employment due to illness. Manuel...
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Mary Dombroski

June 16, 2016

Mary Dombroski of North Haven, age 93, beloved wife of sixty two years to the late Leonard Dombroski, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her family by her side. Mary was born in Poland on December 31, 1922 to the late Vincent and Bernice Pernal Mahalik. Loving mother of Janice Coyle and her husband Matthew Coyle and Leonard "Chuck"Dombroski and his...
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Jesus Vargas

June 16, 2016

Jesus Vargas, 77 of New Haven died suddenly at his home on Thursday, June 16, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Alba Torres Vargas. Jesus was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico on November 9, 1938, a son of the late Saturnino and Guadalupe Colon Vargas, and had resided in New Haven for the past thirty nine years. He was a machine operator for the former Simkin Industries of New Haven for twenty three...
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Gloria Sanders

June 5, 2016

Gloria Sanders, 74 of New Haven passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at CT Hospice, Branford after a short illness, and with her loving family by her side. She is the wife of Larry Brown of Milledgeville, GA. Gloria was born in Ansonia on January 22, 1942, a daughter of the late Jesse and Virginia Sanders and had resided in New Haven for most of her life. She is also survived by her...
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Elvin Xavier Ayala

June 5, 2016

Elvin Xavier Ayala, 39 of West Haven, formerly of New Haven died at Yale-New Haven Hospital with his loving family by his side. Elvin was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico on August 25, 1976, a son of Francisco Ayala and Irma Rosa Amaro of West Haven, and had resided in West Haven for most of his life. Besides his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Jaylene and Jazlynn Ayala of Kissimmee, FL,...
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Angel Luis Diaz Estrada

May 15, 2016

Angel Luis Diaz Estrada, 68 of New Haven died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Sunday, May 15, 2016 with his beloved family by his side. He was the husband of Marguerite Nuzzo Diaz. Angel was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on May 27, 1947, a son of the late Juan and Carmen Estrada Diaz. He had resided in East Haven and West Haven for several years before moving to New Haven twenty years...
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Anna Marie Gonzalez

May 13, 2016

Anna Marie Waltner Gonzalez, 83 of New Haven died peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of forty years to Isidro Gonzalez. Anna Marie was born in Newark, NJ on March 26, 1933, a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Tuttle Waltner, and had resided in Newark for forty six years before moving to New...
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Yolanda Cecilia Nieves

May 10, 2016

Yolanda Cecilia Nieves, 48 of Rocky Hill, formerly of New Haven died suddenly on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. Yolanda was born in New Haven on March 12, 1968, a daughter of Menen Osorio Fuentes of New Haven and Geraldo Nieves of Cleveland, OH. She had resided in New Haven for most of her life, and in Rocky Hill the past four years. She was a Registered Nurse, and had worked at Yale...
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Alma Echevarria

May 7, 2016

Alma Echevarria Ruiz, 69 of New Haven died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Advanced Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, New Haven after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late José Antonio Oliveras. Alma was born in Aguada, Puerto Rico on April 9, 1947, a daughter of the late Ramon and Rosa Ruiz Echevarria, and had resided in New Haven for the past thirty years. She was a former member...
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Perpetua Rivera Cuevas

May 5, 2016

Perpetua Rivera Cuevas, 88 of New Haven died peacefully on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael Campus, with her loving family by her side after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Cayetano Rivera. Perpetua was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico on August 4, 1927, a daughter of the late Jesus and Maria Avila Cuevas, and had resided in New Haven for the past...
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Radames Guante

May 2, 2016

Radames Guante, 36 of Clinton, North Carolina, formerly of New Haven died Monday, May 2, 2016 at the UNC Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC after a short illness. Radames was born in Queens, New York on March 3, 1979, the beloved son of Alfredo Guante, Sr. of New York City, and Iluminada Nicasio of Clinton, NC. He had resided in New Haven for twenty three years before moving to Clinton, NC five years ago....
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Marieann Steir

April 29, 2016

Marieann Idone Steir, 77 of North Haven died peacefully on Friday, April 29, 2016 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of fifty six years to Paul F. Steir. Marie was born in New Haven on May 11, 1938, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Mocco Idone, and was a lifelong North Haven resident. Marie was a school bus monitor for the Town of North Haven, Board...
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Alberto Baez, Sr.

April 25, 2016

Alberto Baez, Sr., 52 of West Haven died suddenly on Monday, April 25, 2016 in New Haven from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Alberto was born in New Haven on September 24, 1963, a son of Gilberto and Rosario Rey Rodriguez Baez of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico. He had lived in New Haven for most of his life, in Branford for twelve years, and West Haven for the past three years....
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Cruz "Freddy" Concepcion

April 21, 2016

Cruz "Freddy" Concepcion, 72 of New Haven died suddenly at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016. He was the beloved husband of forty four years to Maria Quiñones. Freddy was born in Añasco, Puerto Rico on March 20, 1944, a son of the late Sebastian Concepcion and Maria Echevaria, and was a lifelong New Haven resident. He was a newspaper packer for the New Haven Register for ten years, retiring...
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Peter P. Palmieri, Sr.

April 19, 2016

Peter P. Palmieri, Sr., 82 of Hamden died peacefully at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. He was the beloved husband of fifty eight years to Patricia Nizen Palmieri. Peter was born in New Haven on June 18, 1933, a son of the late Michael and Rachel Paolillo Palmieri, and had resided in Hamden for the past fifty four years. He was in the home heating oil business for over forty...
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Alex Cruz, Sr.

April 16, 2016

Alex Cruz, Sr., 62 of West Haven, formerly of New Haven and the Bronx, NY died peacefully on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Silver Springs Care Center with his loving family by his side. Alex was born in the Bronx, NY on October 27, 1953, a son of the late Juan and Antonia Ramos Cruz. He had resided in the Bronx for most of his life before moving to New Haven in 1993 where he lived for twenty...
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Frank P. Covone

April 1, 2016

Frank Peter Covone, 84 of Hayward, CA formerly of Hamden died Friday, April 1, 2016 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA after a short illness. Frank was born in Hamden on November 27, 1931, a son of the late William and Concetta Morelli Covone, and had resided in Hamden for most of his life before moving to the Oakland, CA area twenty two years ago. He was a laborer for more than...
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Miguel Alicea

March 19, 2016

Miguel Alicea, 90 of New Haven died peacefully on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice, Branford with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Concepcion Padilla Alicea. Miguel was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on September 25, 1925, a son of the late Avelino and Monserate Alicea. He moved to New Haven in 1953 and resided in New Haven for forty years before...
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