Our community sadly lost a pillar. Elsie Bosley 85, of West Haven, CT, passed away on Monday November 2, 2020 peacefully in her sleep.

Elsie Bosley, aka Ms. Boz, was born Elsie Williams on February 23, 1935. She graduated from Hillhouse High School and graduated with an Associate’s Degree from Quinnipiac College.

Elsie Bosley was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Bosley, Sr.; her parents, Snellings Blue and Herman Williams; and brother, Leo Williams, Sr.

She is survived by her children, Harry Bosley, Jr. (Cindy Smith), Anthony Bosley, Sr., Scott Bosley and wife Patricia Bosley and daughters, Evelyn Martin, Sonya Bosley Murphy and husband Warren Murphy, and Keba Bosley (Reginald Slade); grandchildren, Harry Bosley, III, Anthony Bosley, Jr., Zion Bosley-Slade and Kobe Murphy; a great granddaughter, Haven Bosley; and a host of relatives and friends from Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts.

A Walk-through viewing will be held Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 9-11am at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St, New Haven. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, a maximum of 5 (five) people will be allowed entrance into the building at one time. A Graveside service will follow at 12:00 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, 769 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven. Anyone attending the viewing or graveside service will be asked to adhere to any and all COVID-19 restrictions.