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“Rest in peace House you will be missed ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Curt Smart - Dumfries, VA

“MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GOES OUT TO THE STEWART FAMILY.POWER HOUSE YOU WILL BE MISSED.REST IN PEACE ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: JANICE JINWRIGHT MORTON - CT

“My Brother My Brother I Love you man. Thank you for being my friend, my mentor & keeping me out of trouble. All I can us THANKYOU! ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Diamond - Hamden, CT

“To The Family Of "Power House" He will be truly missed. There are so many good memories that we will forever be talking about him with...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Gloristine Cotten-Reid - Hamden, CT

“So many memories and so many laughs. R.I.P. House! ”
5 of 26 | Posted by: Gail - New Haven, CT

“"House" I just read what you wrote in my yearbook. It made me smile in " 73" and it brought a smile to my face tonight. Rest in peace. ”
6 of 26 | Posted by: Gary Smirnoff - New Haven, CT

“To the Stewart/Jones family…although it may seem hard right now, remember the good times, the smiles, laughter and all these memories of things...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Renita Priestley - Woodbridge, VA

“My Prince charming- I will miss a great partner and a loving friend.... Cinderella ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Lois Britton - West Haven, CT

“Derek was the backbone of Hillhouse High School during the 1980's. He meant so much to everyone there. All who knew him have memories to treasure. ...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Burt Saxon

“It was with great sadness that my family learned of Ricky's passing. His smile could light up a room and his kindness from an early age to others ...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Dorothy Stanford-Harper - CT

“TO THE FAMILY OF DEREK, I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. DEREK ' POWERHOUSE' HAD MANY FRIENDS THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE. DURING MY YEARS WITH 'HOUSE ON THE...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: JONATHAN SMITH - NEW HAVEN, CT

“I was sadden to hear about the passing of my brother Power House. I had the pleasure of knowing him while attending James Hillhouse High School. One...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Kenneth Gaither - Charlotte, NC

“Fond memories of PowerHouse will always remain with me. He was a towering, booming force to be reckoned with. But just as menacing as he could be...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Patricia Thompson Gaither - NC

“This news is very sad to me. Once I received notice of the passing of Power House, I instantly started to reflect on some of the joyous times that we...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Kenneth Gaither - Charlotte, NC

“To the family of Derek, "House." I remember House coming to our home on many occasions. He was good friends with my brother Julius and the other guys...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Valarie Stone - HamdenU, CT

“SEEMS LIKE YEASTERDAY THAT YOU STOLE THE HEATRTS OF SPORTS FANS THROUGHOUT THE STATE, AND BECAME KNOWN AS HOUSE, YOU CONTINUED TO OWN THE HEARTSNOF...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: charles grady - West Haven, CT

“Derek, My Friend & Brother. There are so many great memories that we've shared together that choosing one feels unjust to the others, so I'm just...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Julius Stone - Milford, CT

“To the family of house, My husband Louis and I are sad. The years that House worked sucurity at Hillhouse, I truly appreciated him. He was a kind...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Karen Battle - North Haven, CT

“House you will be truly missed, we grew up together in a great time , there we were, Bon, David, Frank, Tim, Ronnie ,Squeaky, Ricky and me, not to...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Mark Keith Jones - West Haven, CT

“I CANNOT EXPRESS HOW SAD WE ARE HOUSE THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER WITH US I STILL REMEMBER YOU AND MY BROTHER FRANK ON THE FOOTBALL TEAM AT HILLHOUSE YOU...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: terry harper - Atlanta, GA

“My heart is so heavy right now. My prayers are with your family i no there pain. You took me under your wing and made me your sister.. the best...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Vonta' - New Haven, CT

“REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER.. MY FRIEND THE ORIGINAL MAD DOG. MEMBER OF THE WISCONSIN SLEEPERS. OUR FIRST & BEST PACKAGE STORE RUNER .LOL BRO YOU...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: MICHAEL ELLISON - New Haven, CT

“To my brother and friend, I'll miss you, sad to that you that you had leave, was hoping to see you at the class reunion, now I'll have to wait...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: George Hampton Jr - Clinton, MD

“Prayers and blessings Derrick and your family. God doesn't like his people to suffer....he is save now. GOD BLESS YOU ALL ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Jamal - New Haven, CT

“House! May God Bless You & May you REST In Eternal Peace! God Bless your family in their time of need! ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Tonya Spell - New Haven, CT

“Sorry for your loss ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: gary - West haven, CT


Derek A. Stewart , 57 of Hartford, passed away November 13, 2012. Derek was born to Tyler Phillips Stewart Jr. and the late Barbara Jean Wade on August 9, 1955 in New Haven CT. He leaves to cherish his memory, grandmother, Roxie Dixon of Ohio; cousins, Percilla Turner of NC, Arthur Jones of GA, Sharon Jones, Stephanie Lee, Gilbert Jones all of New Haven and host of relatives and friends.