SPARKS, STANLEY B.
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Stanley B. Sparks, age 56 of New Haven, formerly of Bridgeport entered into eternal rest Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Leeway Skilled Nursing Facility, New Haven. Born in Bridgeport to the late Goldberg and Eva Reynolds Sparks, Stanley was a resident of Bridgeport until fourteen months ago when he was admitted to the nursing facility. He was formerly employed as a security guard at Oronoque Village and as an Aids outreach worker for the Family Services Woodfield pilot project. His spiritual needs were met as a disciple of English Chapel Cathedral of Miracles where he was a former choir member. In addition to his parents his sister Marva Sparks predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory a brother, Thomas (Florence) Sparks and a sister, Edith "Tootie"(Freddie) Moore-Simmons all of Bridgeport; special nephews and nieces, Thomas Sparks, Jr., Erika Sparks, Aaron Baldwin, Aniyah McCallister, two special god-brothers that he helped raise Demetrius Ellis and Billy Fernandez, Jr., other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:00 PM at English Chapel Cathedral of Miracles, 285 Wilmot AVe., Bridgeport with Bishop Earnest Epps, Pastor, officiating. Interment will take place Wednesday 11:00 AM at Park Cemetery, Bridgeport. Friends are invited to the viewing Tuesday from 4:00 - 6:00 PM at the church. See www.mortonsmortuary.com.
Morton's Mortuary, Inc.
25 Margaret Morton Lane Bridgeport, CT 06604
Published in Connecticut Post on July 13, 2014