Phyllis Burwell

October 10, 1947March 18, 2019

Phyllis Burwell of Bloomfield, was born on October 10, 1947 and passed away on March 18, 2019, at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ. Phyllis was born in Dayton Ohio to parents John and Sarah Hobson. She was a supportive wife and loving mother. Phyllis will surely be missed by her longtime companion Bruce Coon. Phyllis is survived by her children, Charmaine Charles, Shiming Burwell, Chantel Crawley, Monique Motley, Shanta Hash, Mecarlo Burwell, Yvonne Burwell and sisters Betty A. Tucker and Bessie L. Parker. She leaves many joyful memories to her surviving children and 14 grandchildren. She is preceded by her brother John Hobson Jr. Phyllis loved to cook, go shopping at Walmart and eat at her favorite place Tops Diner. Arrangements from the Zarro Funeral Home, ( , 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. A graveside service will be offered at 11:00am on Thursday, March 28th at Glendale Cemetery, Hoover Ave., Bloomfield, NJ 07003.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 28, 2019

Phyllis Burwell

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Cyndle Ford

March 26, 2019

2 years ago I got to see my Grandmother after 15 years. I was so happy to see her, glad to embrace her. She was even more beautiful. I will miss my grandmother I wish I could've known her more, but for the times we spoke and this picture we shared I am forever thankful. I Love You Granny!!