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“You will always be remembered my brother. ”
1 of 93 | Posted by: Will James - GLEN BURNIE, MD

“This is for friends and family.Jaime is smiling down at us saying he made it.Where there's no more pain and suffering.Where there are many mansions...Read More »
2 of 93 | Posted by: cedric and tina mitchell - CT

“Thank you for being a friend and a man that other brother's could look up too. ”
3 of 93 | Posted by: Mr.Ronald Waters AKA Samsom from R4R - CT

“My heart is heavy. I am truly deeply sorry for the loss of Jamie. I am so sorry that my son & I never got the chance to meet him.But from what I hear...Read More »
4 of 93 | Posted by: Marion - Springfield, MA

“Going to mis talking to him daily ”
5 of 93 | Posted by: Delvitta Reid - Bridgeport , CT

“"God Bless" Rest In Paradise Jaime -Amen ”
6 of 93 | Posted by: Bobbi Langston - Bridgeport, CT

“Jamie you will be forever in my heart,your smile lives on and on..... ”
7 of 93 | Posted by: Dianne mixon - laurel, MD

“My prayers go out to the family he will truly be missed ”
8 of 93 | Posted by: Alicia Jones - new haven, CT

“May God comfort you during this time of great pain and sorrow. ”
9 of 93 | Posted by: Bi shop Richardo Griffith - CT

“My love nd prayers go out to the entire family, Jaime was a great man nd will never be forgotten.. RIP ”
10 of 93 | Posted by: Nilda Santos - Derby, CT

“my deepest and most sincere condolences to my sister Dinky,I pray God strengthens you"may the peace of God which passes all understanding keep our...Read More »
11 of 93 | Posted by: Felicia Swint Andrews - Duluth , GA

“Denise, may God wraps His loving arms all around you & family throughout lifetime. Remember the wonderful times you had with your husband. We pray...Read More »
12 of 93 | Posted by: Elder Henry & Cynthia James - CT

“May the Lord strengthen the Polite family during these uneasy times and bring closer to otger another in prayer, in faith and in supporting each...Read More »
13 of 93 | Posted by: Alexandra Mastej - Bridgeport , CT

“Rest In Peace, Thoughts and prayers to Denise and the rest of the family. ”
14 of 93 | Posted by: The Verrelli Family

“I never had the pleasure of meeting him but I got to know the kindness in his heart. When I had to have radiation, without knowing me personally, he...Read More »
15 of 93 | Posted by: Andrea - Derby, CT - Friend

“"To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord" .... No more pain, I'm thankful your body will feel no more pain. You are definitely...Read More »
16 of 93 | Posted by: Tina Rawls - Bridgeport, CT

“Denise sorry for your loss Jaime will be truely missed and trust in god only he can heal all of your pain. Love You!!! ”
17 of 93 | Posted by: Tasha - nEW hAVEN, CT - Family

“Meeting you Jamie thru Thomas Marvin Polite, you will always be my brother in law. We were all teens when we met, we all grew together. And we all...Read More »
18 of 93 | Posted by: Tina Polite-Mihocko - stratford, CT

“My deepest sympathy at this tough time,may you seek strength from Our highest Power!!! ”
19 of 93 | Posted by: Mr AnthonyStaton aka Tooshea - CT

“My prayers are with my family and friends.My God give you and understanding.He never give us more than we can bare.He saw his pain and called him on...Read More »
20 of 93 | Posted by: Tina Mitchell - New Haven, CT

“Rip brother thanks for being a friend that listened to my junk , an for ur advice. ”
21 of 93 | Posted by: Cedric Mitchell - New haven, CT

“Jaime will surely be missed but never forgotten. May the family take comfort in Knowing he was well loved but God loved him more.... ”
22 of 93 | Posted by: louis k. bosley - new haven, CT

“Our prayers go out to the entire family. May GOD Bless you. ”
23 of 93 | Posted by: Vikcy and Doris-Jean Teel - CT

“My Sincere condolences for your loss. I Worked with Jamie as a firefighter Jamie was a hero and a true lifesaver. I have also seen Jamie as an actor...Read More »
24 of 93 | Posted by: Greg Grier - Orlando, FL

“May God bless your spirit and those of your family. We will genuinely forever miss you. ”
25 of 93 | Posted by: Cesar Cortes

“RIP and forever my brotha ”
26 of 93 | Posted by: Will James aka Oupie - MD

“my condolences send to this entire family ”
27 of 93 | Posted by: Vince Reed - Tampa, FL

“We are lifting the entire Polite, Langston and Coote family up in prayer during this difficult time. May God grant you all his comfort and peace ”
28 of 93 | Posted by: Raymond and Princess Dawson - CT

“Your family has our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Please know that we are praying for you all individually and collectively. ”
29 of 93 | Posted by: Raymond and Princess Dawson and family - CT

“My condolences to the entire family. RIParadise Jaime. ”
30 of 93 | Posted by: Stacey Hobson - New Haven, CT

“May God strengthen the family during this time bereavement. ”
31 of 93 | Posted by: Yolonda "Lon" Gaines Washington - GA

“Jamie i pinky swear i will see you again . ”
32 of 93 | Posted by: Pandora Tate - Arington , TX

“I love you my brother.the Polite family you guys know I love yourll ”
33 of 93 | Posted by: Marae Montgomery - bamberg, SC

“I love you my brother in I love you ”
34 of 93 | Posted by: Marae Montgomery - bamberg, SC

“What a good man you are. Gone too soon. May God Bless and protect your family and keep them strong in their time of need as you would have done so...Read More »
35 of 93 | Posted by: Rhonda Knox - New Haven , CT

“I didn't know Jaime personally but I do know family members. I have been reading and watching tributes about this young man and his life over the...Read More »
36 of 93 | Posted by: Stephanie Stewart - Willingboro, NJ

“My condolences to the Coote and Polite family Mr swagg him self will live on forever in everyone heart RIP Jamie ”
37 of 93 | Posted by: dianne baker - raleigh, NC

“My heart is heavy and my love and prayers go out to the Coote and Polite Family. I have known Jamie since he was born. There was never a time that...Read More »
38 of 93 | Posted by: Cheryl Dean Gethers - Wallingford, CT

“My thoughts and payers are with you, the Coote & Polite family. May God give you the strength to carry on in your time of .need ”
39 of 93 | Posted by: Genet Gee Randolph & family - GA

“Im so sorry for your loss he was a good friend ”
40 of 93 | Posted by: John Jackson - Bridgeport, CT

“Will miss u dearly, they don't make them like u anymore ”
41 of 93 | Posted by: Cheryl - Bpt - Family

“To the Polite family my Allah bless you in your time of need ”
42 of 93 | Posted by: Kenny Payne - Hartford, CT

“Love you J never forget you loved you in life and in death we do the same ”
43 of 93 | Posted by: Aunt Marcia - Macon, GA - Aunt

“Condolences to the Polite & Langston families. Jaime was a true joy and a bright and shining star to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. I'm...Read More »
44 of 93 | Posted by: Zula Odessa Langston - Spring, TX

“Swag brought so many happy moments in our life and left us with a treasure trove of memories. We will never be able to forget you. We are praying for...Read More »
45 of 93 | Posted by: Boom💣 - New Haven, CT - Sister

“Swag brought so many happy moments in our life and left us with a treasure trove of memories. We will never be able to forget you. We are praying for...Read More »
46 of 93 | Posted by: Boom - New Haven, CT - Sister

“swift journey, God bless Jamie. ”
47 of 93 | Posted by: michal williams - waterbury, CT

“I love you daddy ”
48 of 93 | Posted by: Troya - Daughter

“We love you my brother, you will live in our heart forever.. When we ride, you ride.. SALUTE!!! SWAGGA the DON ”
49 of 93 | Posted by: Smith family - New Haven , CT

“Wednesday, February 5, 2014 9:04 a.m.: To the Family Members and Friends of Mr. Jaime Troy (Coote) Polite, You have my deepest sympathy in his...Read More »
50 of 93 | Posted by: Ms. Cheryl M. Atkinson - Hamden, CT

“My condolence to the family . ”
51 of 93 | Posted by: Maria (Dina)Santos - Stratford, CT

“God saw you were getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you and whispered, "Come To Me." With tearful eyes we watched you...Read More »
52 of 93 | Posted by: Big Del - Bpt, CT

“God saw you were getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So He put His arms around you and whispered, "Come To Me." With tearful eyes we watched you...Read More »
53 of 93 | Posted by: Big Del - Bpt, CT

“Love You always and you will not ever be forgotten!!! You were a beautiful person and a true gentleman!!! ”
54 of 93 | Posted by: Komica Coote - Bridgeport, CT

“Our hearts were deeply troubled as we watched our cuz asleep the devastation of the cancer caused us visibly to weep. His wife was at his bedside...Read More »
55 of 93 | Posted by: Dawn Lewis - New Haven, CT

“God looked around his garden, And found an empty place. He then looked down upon earth, and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and...Read More »
56 of 93 | Posted by: April Wilson Harvey - Cary, NC

“I first met Mr. Polite at a dinner at the Stratford Inn a very sharp dresser and a person you could talk to a Man that was about his Family and his...Read More »
57 of 93 | Posted by: Brother Samson - New Haven, CT

“My Condolences to the Polite Family. May God comfort You. To My God Sister Dinky, Love u.May God Continue To Bless U.. Love Always Your God Sister...Read More »
58 of 93 | Posted by: Tina Parker - Sicklerville, NJ

“Prayers of continued strength for you, Mrs. Denise Polite. Prayers of Peace & Serenity for the entire family. Hugs, ”
59 of 93 | Posted by: Lisa Andres - Missouri City, TX

60 of 93 | Posted by: TOPEEKA - DOUGLASVILLE, GA

“I meet you and your wife during Black biker week in Myrtle Beach we had a cookout for family and friends my niece Lucinda Moore introduce us....Read More »
61 of 93 | Posted by: Elder Deloris Simmons - SC

“I met you during Blake biker week in Myrtle Beach we had a cookout for family and friends my niece Lucinda Moore introduce us. Glad I had a chancev...Read More »
62 of 93 | Posted by: Elder Deloris Simmons - SC

“Im sorry we never got to know each other the way we should have, bt i knw u were a great man. So u rest in paradise love, you will forever be missed. ”
63 of 93 | Posted by: Shontel Staples - Morrow, GA

“What a blessing to have marked the hearts of soooo many with your precious imprint!!! My God Uncie I can only hope and pray to live a full life and...Read More »
64 of 93 | Posted by: Juno Dina - New Haven , CT

“My prayers and thoughts are with the Polite family in these trying times, it was a pleasure and a honor to know Jaime . May god rest his soul ”
65 of 93 | Posted by: Nick N - Bridgeport , , CT

“Sorry for y'all loss my prayers are with the family ”
66 of 93 | Posted by: Tracy Lyles - Bridgeport, CT

“Throughout the last your with everything going I appreciate the times you stopped to talk to me and catch up with each other. Our conversation and...Read More »
67 of 93 | Posted by: Anthony Smith - Long Beach, CA

“Condolences to the Polite family. May The Lord above bring peace upon you. May Jaime rest in peace. He will truly be missed. ”
68 of 93 | Posted by: Heather Richards - Knightdale , NC

“My deepest and most sincere condolences to the entire family... You are all in my prayers. God Bless! ”
69 of 93 | Posted by: Ida Pratt - Stratford, CT

“Praying for you cuz ”
70 of 93 | Posted by: jesse pritchett - new haven , CT

“Jaime will forever be in our hearts, and tje wonderful memories of him wikk never fade. My prayers are with the entire Coote and Polute family. May...Read More »
71 of 93 | Posted by: Tiffany Smith - Jacksonville, FL

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this time. God bless all of you. ”
72 of 93 | Posted by: J. Smalls and Family - Bridgeport, CT

“So sorry for your loss, Jaime could light up a room, he loved life, he fought a tough fight, God needed you more Jaime, May God comfort His wife,...Read More »
73 of 93 | Posted by: Kathleen Lockhart - Stratford, CT

“I give my deepest sympathy to the family of Jamie Coote Polite. ”
74 of 93 | Posted by: Kathryn Polite-Corbett - New York, NY

“My heart is deeply saddened by the loss of such a bright spirit. I remember Jamie as a little boy running by my kitchen window in Marina Village...Read More »
75 of 93 | Posted by: Sandy Jenkins - Bridgeport, CT

“Tubey, Jimi, Janee,and family. Gracious and fond memories of Jaime are in my thoughts and I am aware of how special he is and was to all of you. May...Read More »
76 of 93 | Posted by: Crystal T. Pritchett - Hampton, GA

“My condolences goes to the family of Jaime Coote, as I knew him. May he RIP......sorry for your loss.... ”
77 of 93 | Posted by: Jackie Myers - Bridgeport, CT

“My prayers goes out to the family, and I'm going to miss my dear friend of 30 plus years. ”
78 of 93 | Posted by: Leslie Mosely-green - Bridgeport, CT

“To Denise, Polite & Langston Family, My most sincere heartfelt condolences in the loss of Jaime. I remember when Jaime was born. He was as...Read More »
79 of 93 | Posted by: Sandra (Baldwin)Dorsey - CT

“You were a soldier from beginning to end... Well done and now you've received your reward. You are gone from our sight but forever in our hearts......Read More »
80 of 93 | Posted by: Sharyn L Grant - New Haven, CT

“I think about the old days when we would hang out at my moms house on sunshine circle. PB, NELSON, MARVIN, GREG, NATE. My condolences go out to all...Read More »
81 of 93 | Posted by: Ceceilia Best - Bridgeport, CT

“My prayers are with Jamie entire family and all his friends. Praying for peace during your time of lost. Wishing I could be there physically but know...Read More »
82 of 93 | Posted by: Dreena Smith - Irvine, CA

“My condolences to the Langston and Polite family. I will keep you all in my prayers during this trying time. Jaime was a great friend of mine since...Read More »
83 of 93 | Posted by: Jeff Brantley - Woonsocket , RI

“I love you uncle Jamie. . ”
84 of 93 | Posted by: keedy cat..... - hamden, CT

“A wonderful, colorful spirit...peace and blessing ”
85 of 93 | Posted by: Ramondia Simmons - Washington, DC

“God bless you and your family, with my deepest condolences and prayers. One of the Angels that I had the pleasure to get to know, RIP my brother. ”
86 of 93 | Posted by: Simon Williams - New Haven, CT

“Jamie left an everlasting mark on everyone he came in contact with & had a contagious smile. My prayers are with his family... ”
87 of 93 | Posted by: Shara - West Haven, CT

“My heart goes out to u at the time of sorrow ”
88 of 93 | Posted by: Kesha - Bpt, CT - Friend

“Did not know mr.polite but i would see him always dressed very nicely and always with a smile on his face. I am sorry to hear of his passing. When...Read More »
89 of 93 | Posted by: christina lyde - new haven, CT

“A true soldier called to meet his maker..... I don't mourn your departure but celebrate the time God shared such a gift with us Meer mortals.... You...Read More »
90 of 93 | Posted by: Poison ivy - Hamden, CT

“Living one door away from Jaime and Denise . this family was the most nicest family you could ever want to know . I remember Denise , myself and...Read More »
91 of 93 | Posted by: Syline Short-Dawkins - New Haven, CT

“May god continue to comfort you and wrap you in his precious arms so sorry for your loss he was a good man and I am happy to have met him god bless...Read More »
92 of 93 | Posted by: Doris Moye - new haven, CT

“May God bless and keep his family ”
93 of 93 | Posted by: A real trouper,will be greatly missed, Denise Mills

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Jaime Troy (Coote) Polite aka "Swagga," 44, of Mohawk Dr., North Haven, CT went home to be with the Lord on January 30, 2014 surrounded by family. He was born to the late Nelson Polite and Susie Langston in Bridgeport, CT on August 7, 1969. Mr. Polite served in the United States Airforce and received an honorable discharge. Mr. Polite served with Engine Company 6 of the New Haven Fire Department for 16 years and was also a hero for the Red Cross. Mr. Polite was the sergeant at arms of the Presidents Motorcycle Club and will be remembered as a notable actor, outgoing, caring and a person who truly enjoyed spending time with his loved ones and dressing well. He leaves to cherish his memory; loving wife, Denise Polite of North Haven; sons, Alvin Hill of PA, Lamont Hill of Bridgeport , Langston Hill of TX and Shawn Gilmore of North Haven; daughters, Troya Coote and J'Nise Polite both of North Haven, Janiah Rhodes of SC; 4 brothers, Marvin Polite (Neide) of Shelton, Nelson Polite of TX, Nathan Polite (R.C.) and Jermaine Polite both of Bridgeport; 6 sisters, Arnetta Coote of Bridgeport, Anita Coote of VA, Meredith Polite (Willie) of MD, Hannah Polite-Jones (Mike) of TX, Pamela Wilson (Russell) and Donna Siler both of TX; 6 grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.