George Hunter, Sr.

george hunter, sr.
George Hunter Sr., age 92, of New Haven, passed away on July 29, 2018 at Arden House, Hamden. He was born in New York, NY on April 25, 1926 to the late Isabelle Galting Sharp. George is survived by his daughters; Dianna Parish (Jesse), Patricia Parker, Deborah Hunter, Denise White, Kim Johnson (Raymond), Charlene Holloway (Larry), and Mary Frances Williams, sons; George Hunter Jr. (Phyllis), Edward Hunter, Gregory Hunter (Laurie), Raymond Hunter, and Sidney Parker (Brenda), and step-children; Clifford and Jeffrey Hunter, Dessie Ann Davis, Stefanie Goines, Rocshay Jasper and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife Dessie M. Parker, second wife Nannie Mae Hunter, and stepson Phillip Hunter. After honorably serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, George went on to work for the State of Connecticut as a U.S. Marshal for over 30 years until his retirement. In his free time he was an active member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, and the Knights of St. Patrick in New Haven. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service celebrating George's life on Thursday August 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. George, you will be missed! I have many fond memories of us working, joking and breaking bread together! I pray that your family will receive peace and comfort in their time of bereavement. Peace be with my friend.

  2. I’m glad I was able to talk and spend time with dad while I was there. I’m with you in spirit and prayer. Love Yall Mary Frances

  3. My dear friend. I miss you so much. Thank you for the time we had together and thank you for always being there. Take care buddy and see you again on the other side of the rainbow. Love you!

  4. Tanisha + Family – I am so very sorry for your loss. I never had the pleasure of meeting George but of all of the things I have heard, he seemed like someone very special. Please let me know if there is anything I can do. <3

    -Amy Kusek

  5. To my sisters brothers and family.
    Forgive me But do to my Surgery and Medical problems I cannot be here with you all in person, but I am in spirit and prayer. I love you all and may God Bless us all as we go forward with our lives .
    Dad you will be missed but not forgotten. Love your son
    George Jr.

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