The Life of Francine Thomas Washington
Francine H. Thomas Washington, age 82, wife of the late John Washington and resident of New Haven, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Feb. 6. She was born July 11, 1931 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, daughter of the late Lonnie & Rammie Thomas Sr. She worked as a home health care provider for V.N.A and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Ansonia. She was also a member of The Sheeba Chapter #1, Order of the Eastern Star in Ansonia. She also attended the Clelian Adult Day Center in Hamden. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Karen Thomas McGibony (Charles) of New Haven, 3 sisters, Tina McNair & Creola Goodson, (Roger) both of Hamden, & Anna Douglas (Julius) of Ansonia, and granddaughter Lauren Thomas and great grandson Jordan Thomas Threet, both of New Haven. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sister Rosa Brock & brothers Ernest Lonnie & Arthur Thomas. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church in Ansonia. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday at church, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia, is entrusted with arrangements. (www.jenkinskingfh.com) Contributions may be made to The Sheeba Chapter #1, Order of the Easter Star or Macedonia Baptist Church, through the funeral home.