Garth William Conn

November 1, 1949 - February 16, 2022
Garth William Conn

Garth William Conn 72, passed away February 16, 2022 in Wilmington,NC.

He was born November 1, 1949 in Norfolk, VA to the late Leroy Ghear Conn and Jaqueline Marie Krom Conn.

Garth is survived by his wife Barta; son Joshua and wife Amy Conn (Newburgh, NY); daughters Tara and husband Mike Lamont (Los Gatos, CA), Erin and husband Ian Colahan (San Jose, CA); grandchildren Ryan, Logan, Elle, Riley, Makenzy, Violet and Tanner who were the light of his life; brother David Conn (Milton, NY); and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Garth was a lifelong educator with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District located in Newburgh, NY.

His larger-than-life personality was felt by all that knew him. He was happiest when he was surrounded by family and making his loved ones smile.

A celebration of life will be determined at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403


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