Melvin Bookert Obituary
Melvin "Booker" Bookert, 61, of West Haven, CT departed this life suddenly on January 16, 2018. He was born on May 7, 1956 in Columbia, SC to the late Louise Carr and James Bookert. Melvin retired from the New Haven Housing Authority and worked at the V.A. Hospital. He leaves his wife Shirley Bookert; children Meshea Forbes, Sharkia Bookert, Brenton Cannon, Lajune, Shirley, Renita, April, Ivory and Rodney Brewer Passion, Devine, Jamal Harris, mother in law Evelyn Harris, all of New Haven.
A ceremony of celebration will be held Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at The New Trinity Temple, 285 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT. Calling hours will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment to be held in the States Veteran Cemetery, Middletown, CT. Services of Comfort Entrusted to McClam Funeral Home, 95 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT 06511. To leave a message of comfort for the Bookert family, please visit:
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