Deanna Marie Williamson, 59 of New Haven, entered eternal rest on April 20, 2022. Deanna was born in New Haven, CT on May 9, 1962, daughter of Ruth Dorothy Williamson and the late Hughston Freeman Williamson Jr.
Deanna graduated from Amity Regional Senior High School where she played basketball. Deanna known as (Slo-Mo) was part of the 1980 class LL State Championship Basketball Team #15. Deanna was employed by H. Pearce Real Estate for over Thirty (30) years as a Real Estate Agent. She made dreams come true by helping so many become new homeowners. She also worked at Southern Connecticut State University for over 10 years where she was known for her beautiful smile and soft-spoken manner.
Deanna was a hard worker and she was loved by her family, friends and colleagues. Deanna was committed to her family, profession and to her community. The one most important thing to Deanna was her family, she was a caregiver to her mother and her sister’s biggest supporters, but her greatest love was for her nephews Andre, Gregory and Justin where you could find her taking them to basketball games, watching football, basketball, baseball games on tv. She was an avid fan of the New York Jets and New York Knicks.
You could find Deanna outside in the yard for hours planting flowers and keeping the grounds around her home. She believed in maintaining the outside of her home and on many occasions would make her nephews come and help her. No was never an option when Deanna called.
Deanna leaves to cherish loving memories, her mother Ruth Williamson of New Haven; sisters Anita Williamson (George Taylor) and Doreen Williamson of New Haven; nephews, Gregory Jones Jr. and Justin Taylor of New Haven; great nieces, Andrea Williamson of Waterbury and Jade Ellis of New Haven: and a host of aunts, cousins and friends.
She was predeceased by her father, Hughston Freeman Williamson Jr. and nephew, Andre Williamson.
Deanna, as we say goodbye to you today our hearts are broken and we don’t understand why you had to go but as we see you so peaceful, we have to believe that God Loved and needed you more. so, we will cherish every memory that we have until we meet again.
A Celebration of Deanna’s life will be held Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven, Viewing will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. The burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park