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Zarro Funeral Home

145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ

OBITUARY

Derwin Wayne Conaway

29 July, 196111 July, 2020

Derwin Wayne Conaway was born on July 29, 1961 in East Orange, NJ to Lillian* & Willis* Conaway. He transitioned peacefully on July 11, 2020 in Dallas, TX. Derwin graduated from Barringer High School, Class of 1979. Following graduation, he attended Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, CT for two years. In 1991, he married Towanda Cogman, and they settled in Newark, NJ. Derwin & Towanda welcomed their daughter Shana Jacolé in 1985. Derwin was a loyal employee of American Airlines for 30 years. Leaving New Jersey in 2011, Derwin settled in Dallas, TX. He is survived by his wife Towanda Conaway, daughter Shana Cogman, sons, Qasim and Naheem Cogman; grandson, Nazir Cogman; brother, Brian Conaway; sister, Natalie Thomas (John); sister, Valerie Conaway; brother, Kelvin Conaway (Keisha); brother, Dennis Conaway (LaSean) and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a viewing and service to honor and celebrate Derwin’s life at 10a.m. Saturday, July 18 at Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield NJ 07003.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, 18 July , 2020

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