Eddie J. Conaway

June 16, 1934April 8, 2018

Eddie J. Conaway 83 of 214-A Glen Street, New Britain, CT. Husband of Gladys J. Conaway passed Sunday morning 4/8/2018. Born in Glenwood, Georgia, the son of the late Poncil Sr. and Hannah Mae Conaway. He was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses attending the Berlin Congregation. Eddie started his employment here in CT at Stanley works and retired from there after 25 years of service. He also worked at a magazine distributors company in Plainville, CT. It should be noted that Eddie had various small businesses during his life, these included a small eat in diner in his hometown of Ailey GA, a fish market here in New Britain, as well as a multi faceted domestic service spanning work all over CT. In addition to this, Eddie was a seriously avid traveler visiting nearly every state in the country. Lastly, Eddie as a young man exhibited his athletic prowess by being scouted by the major league Dodgers as a pitcher. He is survived by four sons Ponce D. Conaway, Eddie J. Conaway Jr, Dannie A. Conaway, Joey J. Conaway and four daughters Melvadine Rodgers, Regina Moore, Cynthia A. Estrado, and Yvette M. Foster. Additionally, he is survived by two brothers Poncil Conaway Jr., and Willie C. McCloud and one sister Macey Carter, 15 Grandchildren and a host of Great Grandchildren/Great Great Grandchildren. He was predeceased by 3 Brothers and 3 Sisters. Friends and family are invited to his memorial service Sunday, April 15, 2018, at 3pm at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 234 Farmington Avenue Berlin, CT 06037 . Flowers may be sent to the above address as well. New Britain Memorial - Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. To send a condolence, please visit


  • Poncil Conaway Sr., Father
  • Hannah Mae (Hilhurst) Conaway, Mother
  • Gladys Conaway, Wife
  • Ponce D Conaway, Son
  • Eddie J Conaway Jr., Son
  • Dannie A Conaway, Son
  • Joey J Conaway, Son
  • Melvadine Rodgers, Daughter
  • Regina Moore, Daughter
  • Cynthia A Estrado, Daughter
  • Yvette M Foster, Daughter
  • Poncil Conaway Jr., Brother
  • Willie C McCloud, Brother
  • Macey Carter, Sister
  • 15 Grandchildren and a host of Great
    Grandchildren/Great Great Grandchildren. He was predeceased by 3 Brothers and 3 Sisters.


  • Memorial Service Sunday, April 15, 2018

Eddie J. Conaway

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Suzanne Thibodeau

April 12, 2018

To our dear spiritual family and friends, our hearts are heavy and we were saddened to read of Eddie’s passing. Since moving to Florida, it is times like this that we miss all of you so much. Our prayers are with you and we know Jehovah will strengthen you during this difficult time. We all look forward to that glorious day when we turn around to see Eddie standing there with that beautiful smile of his! We send you our deepest sympathy and love. Love, Tom and Sue Thibodeau of San Antonio, FL