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    • Hello Staff at Howard K. Hill Funeral Home,   I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone on staff for your professionalism and for your wonderful care and concern during our time of grieving.  Our family appreciates the way the staff handled the entire process of Patricia Davis-Folson’s funeral. We would like to [...]

      —Evelyn Davis and Family





    • Now that the grieving period has past, we express our  satisfaction of the services provided by Howard K Hill Funeral Services. Job well done! The reason why we selected New Haven’s best to coordinate the arrangements for our parents, Hugh and Ruthenia Washington. – Sincerely The Washington family

      —Derrick Washington

    • Howard is the best we used his service for my brother 2yrs ago.  One yr. later We used Howard again for my husband.  The service was the best.  It really help when you are going through to know that your love one was treated with such dignity. All I can say is thanks to Howard [...]

      —Rosa B Davis Hamden CT

    • For the Staff and associates of Howard K. Hill Funeral Services: We, the Williams family are grateful for your help and assistance with our beloved mother, Mrs. Roberta Williams’ funeral and going away services. The Williams family would like to thank you for your kindness and your generosity during this time of mourning. She was the [...]

      —The Williams Family

    • Thank you for all you do…thank you, thank you, thank you!!

      —Cheryl Spann

    • Howard K. Hill & Staff: A heartfelt thank you for your extreme professionalism and guiding our family through this difficult time.

      —Nekia Hilton and Family

    • We thank you all for all your kindness and for preparing my husband James, (father, grandfather and great-grandfather) to look at peace. We thank each of you for your kindness. God Loves you and so do we.

      —Hazel Pappas

    • On behalf of my brothers and the rest of the Clinton family, I wanted to take this time to thank you and the staff of Howard K. Hill Funeral Services for the professional services you rendered regarding our father’s homegoing service. I felt that the staff showed trememndous care before, during and after the funeral. [...]

      —Marc Clinton

    • Our family couldn’t have been more pleased with the Homegoing of Marilyn Gatling. It was exceptional. It was more than I could have ever imagined. Please give my heartfelt thanks to the staff at HKH they’re in every sense of the words caring, compassionate and professional. You have made this time in our lives easier [...]

      —Sherry Gatling

    • To the wonderful staff of Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, On behalf of the family of Mr. Lawrence Smith, we would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to all of you for assisting us so patiently and professionally during one of the most difficult times we’ll ever experience. There is nothing pleasant about losing [...]

      —Lonnette Diggs

    • Thank you for the special care and attention you gave to our loved one (Herbert). We were immensely  comforted knowing that he was in your capable hands. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered.

      —The Hoffler Family

    • Dear Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, Your kind expressions of sympathy mean so much. Words can not express the grattitude we feel for the level of professionalism, care and patience that you and your staff exhibited during such a sorrowful time for our family. We are very thankful for your service and could not have [...]

      —Herman Badger

    • Thank you so much for helping our family out in our time of need! Your staff was wonderful to work with and provided a personal touch to the services. Words can not express how greatful we are!

      —The Stokes Family

    • Dear Gerry and all the staff of HKH, I want to convey to you our sincere thanks for the wonderful and excellent service given to us. Thank you so much for your understanding and compassion, it was appreciated so much as we faced a most difficult time. You helped so much in helping us lay my brother/uncle [...]

      —Elaine, Stephanie and Sharon

    • Thank you! You put your whole heart and soul into doing for others…and it sure is a blessing to be on the receiving end! Many blessings to you all.

      —The Willoughby & BenElohim Family

    • Dear Howard, Gerry and staff, My family and I would like to acknowledge the professionalism and superior services that your funeral home provided during the untimely passing of our mother (Ella King). We were extremely pleased with the skilled and proficient service that was given to our mother. Her make-up was well done, she looked [...]

      —The King Family

    • Dear Howard and staff, Thank you! The words “thank you” hardly seem enough, but they’re coming from my heart that’s been uplifted by your kindness. Words can not express how my family & I have felt from day one when I called your office and spoke with Jonathan. He assured me of the professional service [...]

      —Donna, Karen & Sherry

    • Special thanks to all of the staff regarding my father, Donald Livingston. You’ve been so nice, so thoughful too. A warm thank you to all of you. Love and Regards to you and your families. Love always,

      —Pat Livingston-Brown and Family

    • The Collins family would like to thank you for all your kindness. The staff at Howard K. Hill is so professional and caring, Garth and I can not thank you enough for all you did in our time of need. Sincerely,

      —Andrea and Garth Collins

    • Thank you again and again! For the community outreach of love, celebration, honoring our loved ones. “The Service of Love” from you and your staff is very much appreciated. May God bless you in all that you do.

      —The John Ricky Brown Family

    • Dear Howard K. Hill Funeral Service Staff, Words cannot express how my family and I feel. Howard, from day 1 when I called your office, immediately I got a warm and fuzzy feeling talking to Jonathan. He assured me of the professional service that I will be receiving and it was delivered!! Everything, from the [...]

      —The Family of Marilyn Gatling

    • Dear Howard K. Hill Funeral Staff: It has been two weeks since our mother’s, Luz Tapia’s service and we are writing to express our gratitude. Thank you for the impeccable service during the planning and execution of our mother’s homegoing celebration. We knew there were various funeral home choices in New Haven but I am [...]

      —The Family of Luz Tapia

    • To the staff of Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, I would like to send out a sincere thank you for the services rendered unto the family of my dear Mother, Ms. Hazel G. Bell. From the very start until the very end of this process, you all maintained a high level of professionalism as well [...]

      —Sylvester Harris

    • I just wanted to thank you and your staff for the wonderful services we received for Suzette’s funeral on Friday, January 18, 2013. She looked beautiful! I believe that she would have been pleased. We really do appreciate all that you and your staff has done for our family during this time. I pray that [...]

      —Kayon Palmer

    • I must commend you on your professional care that you have provided to me and my family during the lost of my husband Jesse Davis. You were so helpful during our planning. We chose to take him to South Carolina and I can not thank you enough for all your help. It was during the [...]

      —Rosa B. Davis

    • Mr. Hill, I want to thank you and your entire staff at Howard K Hill for your gentle touch and professionalism when my daughter Jynillia L. Jackson passed away on 8/30/2012 and laid to rest on 9/6/2012. We could not ask for a more tender touch, respect, and kindness from each of you. Thank you [...]

      —Francine Michelle Howze

    • To Mr. Howard K. Hill & Staff, We would like to thank you for allowing us to use your establishment for our mother, Jacqueline Ann McDaniel-White.  There’s no words to express how wonderful you and your staff were to our family.  Thank you for your great hospitality and everything that you and your staff did [...]

      —The McDaniel-White Family

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, On behalf of the entire Brown family, I want to thank you for the beautiful blanket and the services provided for us at this difficult time. Both will always be cherished.

      —The Brown Family

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, Our family would like to thank all of you for doing such a great job and making the process so much easier. You guys are so awesome! Thank You for all your efforts.

      —Keith Providence and the Foster Family

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, Thank you so much for your incredible customer service. Your services met all our expectations and beyond. You helped make an unbearable situation bearable. We will forever be grateful to you and would not hesitate to recommend you to  others.

      —The Walace Miller Family

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, The Williams Family wants to thank you in all that your services did for us at the time of our loved one. May God continue to bless each and every one of your staff members. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the top of [...]

      —Ulysses Williams

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff,  We cannot truly express our gratitude  for your patience, your understanding, and for your professionalism shown us during the passing of our grandmother, Addie Elizabeth Ballard. It meant so much to us that you were able to gently guide us with the necessary arrangements. May God Bless you [...]

      —Patricia Barnes

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, I would like to thank you for your professionalism and how you were so very helpful and caring to my friend Donna Barent and I. I called you a week ago on a Sunday and was pleasantly surprised that you answered and that you were very genuine [...]

      —Deb Vissicchio

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff,  We deeply appreciate your generous monetary gift, for it will help in continuing our ministry. Thank you and Bless You

      —E.C.W of St. Luke’s Parish

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff,  Thanks for the services rendered on behalf of my mother. Your professionalism was exceptional.

      —Adrienne Marable

    • With warmest thanks, grateful hearts, and deep appreciation for your thoughtfulness.Your services were superb and I would recommend you highly.

      —Mrs. Brown & Family

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, It is almost a 9/1/11 that we used you services in the sudden death of my brother Wendell R. Jeter. I once again would like to thank your staff and you for the kindness, and thoughtfulness that we received in our time of need. I personally is so [...]

      —Tanya Jeter-Coleman

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff,  I want to sincerely thank you and your wonderful staff for all the kindness shown to me and my family during the loss of our mother and grandmother Mrs. Hazel C. Green. Your staff demonstrated the utmost professionalism to every detail. The care and concern shown to my [...]

      —The Family of Hazel Green

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, I just wanted to thank you and the staff for a job well done. My son looked like he was sleeping. I don’t know if I can say awesome but I am, awesome job.

      —Mr. and Mrs. James Connor Sr.

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, This note is a gratification of your funeral services entrusted for Ralph Pedro Vaughn, Sr. You have displayed the professionalism and I will honor as I have mourned the loss of our father. Please forgive any shortcomings that may have taken place. Thank you for you time [...]

      —Family of Ralph Pedro Vaughn

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, we have no words for the kindness you showed us during our time of grieving. We will forever keep you all in our prayers and you have our eternal gratitude. God Bless you and keep you now and always.

      —Margaret Maynard

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff, Thank You doesn’t say it all, but at least it starts to let you know how very much your kindness touched our hearts.

      —Preston Thigpen

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff you are the best. Your special ways and generous heart make a beautiful difference. Thank you so much for all you have done from the time I called to the end of my Dad’s Home Going service.

      —Shirley McKnight

    • To Howard K. Hill Funeral Services and Staff. Thank you, from Gary Rogers Family. The Johnson’s, Allens, Hillards, Smoakes and the Spears, you make our day complete. Thank you again with all our love.   P.S. Special Thank You to Gerry.

      —Gary Rogers

    • Hi, I just wanted to tell you that I think your commercial is so beautiful. I’ve always like your commercials where you say “I am honored to serve you”, but now you say “I am honored and blessed to serve you”.  I know it is difficult to make a commercial about a funeral home; but, [...]


    • To the Staff, Your professionalism was unmatched. Your compassion and commitment allowed us to grieve in a way that we never expected. All the little things that you all did was greatly appreciated. Please keep up the good work. Thanks,

      —Janice Johnson-Benjamin

    • Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, For everything you’ve done, for being the special people that you are, thank you very much on behalf of our beloved son, Marquise Baskin. Love always,

      —Jeffrey & Marvina Baskin

    • Dear Mr. Hill, You give so much of yourself in the kindness you show and the lives you touch. That’s why you deserve a heartfelt thank you and a wish that all the goodness you share comes back to you. God bless you now and always,

      —Connie Mills

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Ruth Wilson

December 22, 1929 - November 22, 2015
Hamden, Connecticut


Linda S. Freeman

July 18, 1951 - November 21, 2015
Bloomfield, Connecticut


Carolyn Davis

August 8, 1959 - November 20, 2015
Hartford, Connecticut


Gregory Marshall Burney

August 4, 1963 - November 19, 2015
Pineville, North Carolina


Theodore Roosevelt Hines, Sr.

April 13, 1926 - November 19, 2015
New Haven, Connecticut