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“You will never be forgotten. ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy Mack - New Haven, CT

“Sleep In Peace Lil Cous I Love & Miss You Kid Still Can't Believe Your Gone But Trust You Live Through Me No Doubt ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Jaywon Lacy - New Haven, CT

“ALWAYS IN MY HEART ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Dorothy MACK - NEW HAVEN, CT

“To my loving nephew. There never is a day that I don't think about you. I miss you so much you would never know. I know I will see you again so keep...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Tatinishia Franklin - ROCKINGHAM, NC

“I am still heartbroken. Think of young man often. ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: DOROTHY MACK - NEW HAVEN, CT

“God has him in his hands I knew him seince middle school it's hard times ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Regina - Hamdeb, CT - Classmate

“Sorry for your lost ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Monte Adams - Hartford, CT

“ALWAYS AND FOREVER MISSING YOU. ”
8 of 100+ | Posted by: DOROTHY MACK - NEW HAVEN, CT

“R*I*P young man. ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeannette Romero - New Haven, CT

“Hi favorite brother in the world. i miss you soooooooo much. i remember that day me kiy mahogany, it was just mad of us was at your house just having...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Deshawnae (Mama) Mims - New haven, CT

“Sleepy you took me in and taught me a lot and you made me feel loved and I can't believe your gone but I love you and you took me as if I was your...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Jisela Moya Villanueva - CT

“RIP taijhon! it's sad you had to leave us but God called you to be with him. you are loved and missed. Gone but never forgotten ! rest in paradise ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: jenaya bertino - new haven, CT

“Tasha and family I'm sending my prayers and hugs to you. My heart is broken for your loss. ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Sunday - Hampton, GA

“Dearest Tasha and family;With a heavy heart I offer you my deepest sympathy and heart felt condolences. Please remember that earth has know sorrow...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Diane Langston - Hamden, CT

“*As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens. Love Keonia & Family ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Keonia Harris - New Haven, CT

“May God look over and love over the Pettigrew,Washington,Mozell families and give you all the strength amd courage to Stand Tall .I no I have been...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Shaquita Brown - Aiken, SC

“To the family of Taijhon Washington. My prayers are with you all. May God Bless you and give you the strength to move forward. Remember the good...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: JoAnn Cote - Killeen, TX

“To the entire Family, Our condolences during this very difficult time. May the Lord bring you peace and comfort. Our prayers are with you all. ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Langston Family - Bridgeport, CT

“Our love and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. God bless!Pastor Doe Haywood & family ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard & Maria Pettola - CT

“I pray the Lord covers and comforts you during this devastating time. I am so very sorry for your loss, God Bless you and I will keep you in prayer. ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Garner-Defrancesco Family and Chidren - CT

“May god BLESS the Pettigrew & Washington families ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Doreatha Bordeaux - New haven, CT

“Please accept our sincere sympathies in the passing of such a wonderful youngman. May God sustain you and the family with His loving power. ...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: denise anderson - New Haven, CT

“My family and I are sending positive energy and love to the Washington family..... ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Natasha - CT - Spring Glen Parent

“hi my name is leeshika daniels I didn't know him but we attended the same school im so sorry for your lost you and your family in my prayers ...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: leeshika daniels - new haven ct, CT

“To the Washington Family, It was delightful knowing and working with Taijhon. He was on his way to bright future, but know GOD had a better plan for...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Amelia Oliver - New Haven, CT

“I miss you bro R.I.P baby boy i love you very much, watch over me and rock the heavens ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Niya - New haven, CT

“To the Pettigrew and Washington Family my prayers are with you all Taijhon was just like a nephew to me always respectful and well mannered I will...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Chevonne Butler - Hamden, CT

“Taijhon, you will never know how much you will be missed. I will always remember your beautiful smile. and your gentle mannerism. You, like my...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: DOROTHY MACK - NEW HAVEN, CT

“Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. I pray that the loving arms of Jesus hold you and comfort you during this very difficult time. I...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen McMahon - New Haven, CT

“Sending love and prayers to the entire family,may GOD give you strength in your spirit to heal from this tragic loss, GOD Bless each and every one of...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Felicia Failey - Charleston, SC

“My heart and prayers go out to all the family and friends...RIP Sleepy Good Die Young! ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Madeline (pitbulls wife) - CT

“Mrs Tasha &' Mr. Tishan I pray that you and your family get through this tragic, I am so heart broken that sleepy is gone. With God on our side,...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Renee Butler - Salemburg, NC

“The love and prayers will be with the family and this young mans friends to endure the pain. The Grace of GOD will comfort you. ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Roxanne Bartlette

“Hello To The Family Of Taijohn My Name Is Alexus And I Want You To Know That Sleepy Was A Really Good Friend Of Mine . I Want The Family To Know That...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Alexus Martin - New Haven, CT

“May loving memories of Taijhon and the love of family and friends surround you and give you strength in the days ahead. May God bless you and comfort...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Lethia Atkinson Wedgeworth - GA

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: MUHAMMAD STANKWICH - CLARK, NJ

“My deepest sympathy to the Pettigrew and Washington family may god give you all strength to get by may he take your hands and walk you all through...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Danita Sewell - Hamden, CT

“RIP Sleepy...Gone too soon but God had other plans. ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Avina Wilson - New haven, CT

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOST ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: LISA SAMUEL - CT

“ALTHOUGH I DID NOT KNOW THIS HANDSOME YOUNG MAN, MY HEART ACHES FOR THE FAMILY, AND I PRAY THAT YOU WILL FIND PEACE AND COMFORT IN KNOWING THAT GOD...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: SANTOS - WALLINGFORD, CT

“My condolences to the Washington and Pettigrew families. Tishan ..Tasha.. Ebony ...Ms Darlene ...thinking of you and praying for your strength . ”
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Beanie and Tanasia - new haven, CT

“Tasha praying for you and your family. Stay strong and may God bless you. ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Betty Butler - Goldsboro, NC

“Didn't really know you that well, but I know you are widely known, loved and missed. The family is in my prayers ❤ ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Vares Lloyd - New Haven, CT

“My prayers & heart are with all friends & family. My daughter-in -law works with Taijhon's mom. ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Lori Worcester - ME

“LOOKING LIKE YOUR HANDSOME FATHER, TISHAN (MY NEPHEW). I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR GENTLE, GENUINE SMILE :-). YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Paula (Pauline) Christmas - NY

“I will always remember the last thing sleepy told me and that was " we are family you don't have to act like that to me" I will always love my big...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: moses cannon - new haven, CT

“I did not know Taijhon, but his loss saddens me greatly as a member of the New Haven community and as a parent. My thoughts and prayers are with his...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Nogelo - New Haven, CT

“I love you little cousin...I literally watched you and your sisters grow into beautiful young people. I'm going to miss you a lot...blood cause never...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Raquel - New Haven, CT - Cousin

“I met the mother a few times and my children are friends with there children. I want to send my condolences to the family may god be with you during...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Monique Jones - hamden, CT

“My Condolences to the family, I pray God pours upon you, His sweet amazing grace and overflow your heart with peace. Please know you are in my...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Lubertha Bynum Hill - NC

“I am sorry for your lost taijhon was one of my really good friends ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Ranaisha Cranford - hamden, CT

“Sorry for your lost ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Donshawn Jones - hamden, CT

“My Condolences to the family , Sleepy I Miss you , I Miss Your Smile , Your Laugh , You Coming To Jaterra House Trying To Take My Cookies And Apples...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Tinaze Preston - New Haven, CT

“Taijhon u will be greatly missed ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: j'achi agosto - New haven, CT

“Rest In Paradise lil bro , I'm gonna miss you. All I ask is that you save me spot in the heavens and I will take the pain of losing you and turn it...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Stephen John - New Haven, CT

“sorry for your lost. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Diana - bpt, CT

“Gone but never forgotten . I will miss your smile. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Fair - West Haven, CT

“May God be with you now As you face this time of grief, May you know the comfort of the Lord In your darkest hour of need Know that Jesus cares for...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Lawanda Stewart

“My heartfelt sympathies are extended to both the Washington and Pettigrew families during this difficult time. Taijhon's smile could light up a room...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Darce Osler - Hamden, CT

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. May God be with you in this most darkest hour. I love you and all your family and will be...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeanetta Copeland Beasley - CT

“We the Belcher family of Abbeville, SC was heart broken to hear the passing of Taijohn. Our LOVE and PRAYERS are with you and your family. "Lean not...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Charles, Toosie, Krushia & Nya Belchet - SC

“Taihjon... I will always remember your bright smile and cheerful personality.You are now smiling with the angels..You are loved and missed. Ms....Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Michele Alex - New haven, CT

“My condolence goes out to the family. So sorry this had to happen... but god does things for a reason..... so stay strong. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Erica Henry - meriden, CT

“I am very upset about what happend to Taijhon Washington but I just want the family to know that God has your back and I thank the lord for talking...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: imani stewart - new haven, CT

“My Condolences To The Family .. Ima Miss You Sleepy .. Ya Smile , Ya Hugs , Ya Eyes , But Ima Miss You The Most . Wish It Didn't Have To Be You . But...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Keyiejah - New Haven, CT - Friend

“Don't no the family, but a MOTHER of 3 boys. So we would like to light a candle for your lost. MY GOD walk u through this difficult time. Praying for...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: PASAVEA FULTON - HAMDEN, CT

“Tasha and the entire family. I'm so sorry for the loss of your son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle, and friend. Praying that God will give...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Patricia Davis - Salemburg, NC

“To the family may God continue to hold and comfort you all during this and times to come. My prayers are with you all from California. ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Bridget (Atkins) Little - Duarte, CA

“Didn't know u.. but u were still 1 of our youths taken away.. so sad, may u rest in peace & my condolences to ur family ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: jeannette romero - New Haven

“I am so sorry for your lost but remember we are crying now but joy will come for your family through God's grace and mercy. ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Verleria Sue Harper-Smalls - CT

“May god keep the family strong during this difficult time ”
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Nkemia Franklyn - new have, CT

“In the passing of your son,remember that God has a purpose for everything. Of course he was to young, a great son, funny personality but the good...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Lesche Brunson- Moye - New Haven

“My condolences and deepest sympathy goes out to the Washington and Pettigrew family for the loss of your child. May God comfort you and your family...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Lois Tanner - New Haven, CT

“I'M sorry For Your Lost, I'm Sorry You Had To Go Tai Rest Peacefully I Love You & I Miss You My Dear Friend The Lord Will Take Care Of You For Your...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Destiny Tyana - hamden, CT

“I didn't know him but my heart goes out to his family. I am the aunt of one of his cousins LaQuaya Washington, from my understanding he was a good...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Deborah Cooper Woods - West Haven, CT

“my condolences to the entire Washington family I am so sorry for your loss my heavenly father i asked you to please please please guide them through...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Helena Sa'landa Stewart - CT

“My condolences to the family. May God give you peace and comfort during this time of need. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Shelia Washington - CT

“I Will Miss Sleepy He was like a blood brother to me but hes family to me I love him so much ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Stryasia Joe - New Haven, CT

“Rest In Paradise Lil Cous Sleepy We Miss You I Still Can Believe That You Are Gone, Your In A Better Place Though So Watch Over The Me And The Fam I...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Jaywon Lacy - Hamden, CT - cousin

“May u Rest Peacefully Taijhan love u always n forever in my heart ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Kale Jones - New Haven, CT

“I will miss this young man so much he was a very sweet young man an loved his family ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Thedosia lucas Sumler - new haven, CT

“Baby girl am so sorry for your lost I can't begin to feel your pain but my heart and my love goes to you and your family my your son R I P love you ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Hazel Lowden strain - New haven, CT

“My condolence go out to the family may god cover the family at this time of need ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Lakahn Harris - new haven, CT

“Though its been a long time no time is to long to always remember you are definately in our prayers and we love you guys. ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Tyeesha Armstrong - Danbury, CT

“My condolences go out to my cousin Tasha. Their is no pain worst than the lost of a child, I pray that God gives you the strength to go through and...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Celeste Hill - West Haven, CT

“Our deepest sympathy. ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael and Pamela Jefferson - CT

“May u rest in Paradise sweetheart! All your worries are no more, u are in the Kingdom with God now where NO ONE CAN HURT YOU ANYMORE! So u sleep...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Myisha Brown - New Haven, CT

“MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO THE WASHINGTON AND THE PETTIGREW FAMILY. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Keith - NEW HAVEN, CT

“Iam so sorry for you loss I keep your family in my prayers god be with you in your time of need keep your head up and god bless this family ”
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Natasha - New haven, CT - None

“MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO THE WASHINGTON AND PETTIGREW FAMILY. I'M SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MAY HE R.I.P. ”
91 of 100+ | Posted by: linda keith - NEW HAVEN, CT

“Tishan, Tasha, & family, My heart goes out to you all. My prayers are with you all today and in the days to come. ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Luwan Durant - New Haven, CT

“Have a peaceful journey. What else ta say we are from 2 different areas just so sad to see such a goodyoung man taken from us. My prayers and...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael - brewster, NY

“Tash my heart goes.out to u n ya.family may god b wit u at this time of hurt n griefhe will bring u threw my prayers go up ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Atavia Wilson - new haven, CT

“To Tasha, Tishon & the entire Pettigrew and Washington Family. Words can not begin to express what my heart feels for you. My prayer for you is that...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Montaya - CT

“My condolence to your family... So sorry for your loss you&your FAM are in my prayers ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Krystal bethea - new Haven, CT

“Sorry for your lost ”
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Mr.Ms. kenneth langston - CT

“I am so sad right now, but I know you are resting!!! I will always remember your smile!!! Every time I back out of my driveway, I would see you,...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim Washington - Hamden, CT

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Imani Pickett - new.haven, CT

“Sending condolences to Tasha and Tishon may God allow u to find peace threw this difficult time. Blessings two both families. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Della Gordon - Easthaven, CT


Taijhon Washington, 17, of New Haven, CT entered eternal rest March 24, 2014. He was born to Tishan Washington and Natasha Pettigrew December 15, 1996 in New Haven, CT. He enjoyed playing video games, listening to music and most importantly, spending time with his family. He leaves to cherish his memory; loving mother and father, Natasha and Tishan; brothers, Tyree Epps, Treyvon, Tishan, Tajuan, Tyree, Tishan Jr., and Tyquan Washington; sisters, Jasmine Thomas, Nyree Epps, Tishay, Teonna, Tayjha, Tia, and Tisheera Washington; nephew, JayShawn; maternal grandparents, Dolores Pettigrew Walters (Roger), Melvin Johnson; paternal grandparents, Darlene Rodas, Bryant Washington and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. He was predeceased by 2 special cousins, Dallas Boomer and Thomas "TJ" Mozell.