Alvergene Theresa Kittrell, 78, of Hamden, entered eternal rest on February 11, 2021. She was the widow of Richard Kittrell.

Mrs. Kittrell was born November 30, 1942, in Kingston, Jamaica, a daughter of the late Clifford Brown and Laurel Carmock.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed at the former St. Francis Home for Children in New Haven as a Family Therapist. She was a longtime member of Bethel A.M.E. Church in New Haven where she was a member of the Senior Choir, Pastor’s Aid, Board of Stewards, Caribbean Committee, and Lay Organization.

Mrs. Kittrell leaves to cherish loving memories, a daughter, Debbie Douglas; sons, Kenrick Turner and Richard E. Kittrell; grandson, Kenrick Turner, Jr. and his wife Corenthia Turner; two great grandchildren, Jaden and Journee Turner; a beloved-daughter-through-love, Pamela James; a precious god-daughter, Honella Davis; and a sister, Linneth Chin.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Vincent Brown and Oneson Williams.

A celebration of Mrs. Kittrell’s life and legacy will be held Monday, February 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Beulah Heights First Pentecostal Church, 782 Orchard St., New Haven. A walk-through viewing will be held at the church from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Anyone attending the celebration of life, viewing or burial must adhere to any COVID-19 safety precautions.