At his home in Branford, July 12, 2011, Herman Wearing, husband of Deborah Napoleon Wearing of Branford. Father of Tampa Napoleon Wearing of New Haven, Jimmy (wife Tasha) Wearing and Trevor Wearing, both of Georgetown, S.C. Step-father of Gemini Napoleon of Branford, Denise Brown (husband Ernest) of New Haven, Christopher Napoleon and Bertena Napoleon, both of Branford. Brother of Theopia Barron (husband Herman) of Georgetown, S.C., Barbara Johnson (husband Robert) of Hamden, Hilton Wearing (wife Doris) of Augusta, GA and Patsy Hayward (husband Herman) of New Haven. He is also survived by his granddaughter Devona Royal (Sweet D) of New Haven and 14 other grandchildren.
Mr. Wearing was born in Georgetown, S.C. on February 15, 1951, a son of the late Sam and Lucille Johnson Wearing. He had resided in Branford for 8 years, after moving from South Carolina.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 at the Christian Union Church on Washington Avenue in West Haven. Friends may call prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 in the church. Burial will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park in Hamden. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements.
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