Griffin Conway, 22

Griffin Robert Conway, age 22, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at his home in Wilton. Born in Hong Kong, June 15, 1991, he was the son of Gary and Mimi Forlenza Conway.

Mr. Conway lived most of his life in New Canaan, graduating from New Canaan High School in 2009. He attended college part-time and worked at area restaurants, having a keen interest in the restaurant business. He was an avid boxer, snow boarder and wake boarder with a love of the outdoors. He had a lifetime love of basketball and coached youth basketball teams.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Marcus Conway of New Haven, and his sister Madeline Conway of Wilton. Also surviving are his maternal great-grandmother Mary Boja, maternal grandmother, Eleanor Forlenza, both of Ann Arbor, Mich., and paternal grandmother Anne Conway of Cupertino, Calif.

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3 to 6 at the Hoyt Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, New Canaan. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to the YMCA of New Canaan, 564 South Avenue, New Canaan CT 06840.

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