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Rosa V. Stephens, 100, Stamford Resident

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Rosa Victoria Stephens died on Friday, Jan. 22. She was 100.

Born in Halifax, Virginia, Stephens is survived by her daughter, Denise Stephens Tobin and husband Alchineo; granddaughters Leah Tobin and Che Tobin; three great-granddaughters; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry Stephens; parents Willie and Sophia Banks Ragsdale; and four sisters and three brothers.

Visiting hours will be from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, followed by a service of remembrance at 11 a.m. at Bethel AME Church, 150 Fairfield Ave., in Stamford, with Rev. Robert Jackson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Downer Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

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