Cynthia Rogers Malachi went home to be home with the Lord on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at the age of 71. She was born on October 2, 1950 to the late George and Bernice Rogers in New Haven, CT. She was affectionately known as “Tabby.” Tabby married the late David W. Malachi on April 18, 1981 and was married for 23 years. Their union created two beautiful children. A son David G. Malachi and a daughter Bernice V. Malachi. She absolutely loved and adored her children who she often called her “babies.”
Tabby completed her early schooling at New Haven Public Schools and graduated from James Hillhouse High School. She went on for higher education at the Chandler School for Women in Boston, CT. Tabby spent a great deal of her career working in the banking field in various positions. Afterwards, she completed her working career at Walmart in Hamden when she retired in 2018.
Tabby accepted the Lord as her personal Savior at age 16. She was known by all for her devoted faith to God and her faithfulness to St. Matthews U.F.W.B. Church in her earlier years and then Mt. Gideon F.F. Church. She served on many boards and auxiliaries including Trustee Board, Sunday School Superintendent, Usher Board, Treasurer, Banquet Committees, etc. Tabby faithfully attended Wednesday nightBible Study, Women’s Fellowship, Intercessory Prayer, and Choir Rehearsal. Tabby was enthusiastic and willing to assist wherever help was needed at any time of day. She most loved singing in the choir, teaching Sunday School, as well as completing administrative work. Tabby had a gentle spirit and a spirit of excellence that will be remembered by all who knew her.
Tabby was predeceased by her husband David W. Malachi, parents George and Bernice Rogers, and a brother Anthony L. Rogers. She is survived by her children David G. Malachi and Bernice “Vicki” Malachi; sisters-in-law, Joyce Malachi and Carol Kirton; brother-in-law, Joseph, Kent, and Dennis Malachi; nieces, Monica Holloway, Linda Walker, Susan Mitchell, Tinesha Hamilton, Nicole Newton, Talisha Thompson, Kiana, Laronda, Tai, Amy, and Shakina Malachi; nephews, Shane Franklin, Carl Newton, Ernest, Cory, Joseph, Mark, Jimil, and Samson Malachi, and a host of relatives and friends.
A Homegoing service will be held on Friday, December 31, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. at Mt. Gideon F.F. Church, 363 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven. A Visitation will be held at the church from 8:00-9:00 A.M. The burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Anyone attending the services must adhere to all COVID19 safety precautions.