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“It was a pleasure knowing you,I'm going to miss you very much, Love Rosa ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: rosa - east hartford, CT - friend

“God is with you in your time of grieving.Pookie is in a heaven with friends and family,that are no longer with us. We send our condolences to family...Read More »
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“Dear Mother Green, We are so very sorry for your loss. Look to the hills from whence cometh your help. God will sustain you and bring you through...Read More »
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“The Howard K. Hill Funeral Staff would like to send our condolences to the family and friends. Please know that we are praying for your strength at...Read More »
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Willie "Pookie" Burleson, 68, of East Hartford, CT passed away on November 8, 2014. He was born on October 5, 1946 in Hartford, CT., to the late Willie Burelson and Lina B. (Thomas) Green of East Hartford, CT. He had worked in the Circular Paper Department of ADVO Systems. Willie was well loved, well known, he was a jokester and an all around good guy. Willie also loved to watch Western Movies, the smell of Aramis Cologne, the taste of Dunkin Donut's coffee and loved to eat curry goat dinners. Willie will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his mother Willie is survived by daughters; Sabrina Burleson, LaDawn Burleson, eight grandchildren, one great grandchild, close friends; Tojoe Bolling, Squeaky Harris, Ernie Montgomery, John Lockhart and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his father Willie was also predeceased by his son, Anthony Mink brother, Jeremiah Oates and sister, Evelyn Clarke.