CANNADY, THELMA Thelma Cannady, 90, of New Haven, passed away November 18, 2012. Thelma was born to the late Robert Parker and Pearl Sharp on January 9, 1922 in New Haven CT. Thelma retired from Yale University with over 30 years of service, from which she received an honorary degree from Berkeley College. She leaves to cherish her memory, son, Samuel (Griselda) Cannady of Hamden; daughters, Olivia and Lynn Cannady both of New York; Grandchildren, Dana Cannady, Nicole Barbour, Aimee Almonte, Lyndsey and Jason Noel; Great-grandchildren, Cyrus and Isis Barbour and host of relatives and friends. A celebration of her life will take place Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11AM at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel Street, New Haven. Friends may call Monday from 9-11AM at the church. Interment will take place at Beaverdale Memorial Park, New Haven, CT. Services by Howard K. Hill Funeral Services, 1287 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort for the Cannady family visit. www.hkhfuneralservices.com
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Published in The New Haven Register on Nov. 25, 2012