Obituary: Michael J. Conway Sr., 88, of Middlebury

Calling hours will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12.


Michael J. Conway Sr., 88, formerly of Bayberry Road, died Sunday, September 9, 2012, at . He was the husband of Mary T. (Vadnais) Conway.

Conway was born in Waterbury, on November 1, 1923, son of the late Michael and Mary (Crochet) Shannahan. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served during World War II. He worked for the U.S. Post Office in Waterbury for over thirty years retiring in 1985. He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, and enjoyed watching UCONN Men and Women Basketball.

The family would like to thank the staff at Middlebury Convalescent Home for their care and compassion given to Michael during his stay there.

Besides his wife of 54 years, he leaves two sons; Michael J. Conway Jr. and his wife Nancy of Naugatuck and David Conway of Woodbridge, one daughter; Kathy Zembrzuski and her husband Henry of Middlebury, three grandchildren; Andrew Zembrzuski, Kellee Levesque and Michael J. Conway III, three great grandchildren; Benjamin, Courtney and Michael. He was predeceased by a brother; Francis Conway and a sister; Evelyn Klimak.

Calling Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury.

Funeral:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home.

Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at Blessed Sacrament Church.

Burial will follow at Lake Elise Cemetery, Middlebury, with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Michael’s name to:

Middlebury Convalescent Home
778 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT 06762


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