Janee’ Nicole became a blessing to Cathy Gambrell and Marty Wallace on February 13, 1990. She died suddenly as a result of an auto accident on November 3, 2006.
Janee’ was a Junior and an honor student at Hamden High School. She was a very good student that was looking forward to touring colleges to major in Electrical Engineering at a prestigious HBCU. She was an avid reader and text message queen and had recently received top scores on her CAP tests. Janee’ was a member of the Black and Hispanic Student Union and the Human Relations Club. She recently visited the Hamden Middle School to discuss the issues of “Bullying.”
During her youth, Janee’ was a team member of the Town of Hamden’s Youth Soccer Association for approximately 7 years.
She was a member of the Church of Christ throughout her life. Most recently she was the cheery hostess at IHOP on the weekends.
Janee’ loved spending time with her family and friends. She loved to travel and had done a lot of it this year with another planned trip in December. She made lasting friendships everywhere she went. Janee’ was a loving person that was loved by many.
She will be missed by her brothers, Reece Wallace-Gambrell and Chris Wallace; her grandparents; Ann Clomon and Kapana and Coleman Wallace; her aunts, Sandra Wallace and Lauren Edmondsen; her sister-cousin, Chauna Wallace, stepparents, Michael Fletcher and Janice Wallace and a host of loving uncles, cousins and great friends.
Her smile, loving nature, wit, humor and growing wisdom will be missed as she touched so many.
A funeral service celebrating Janee’s life will be held Thursday, November 9th at 11:00a.m at Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 1324 Chapel St., New Haven. Viewing at the church from 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Burial in Beaverdale Memorial Park.