March 1, 1931 - November 19, 2021
Edward C. Conway of Lake George and Vero Beach, Fla. passed peacefully in the care of angels at the VNA Hospice House on November 19, 2021, with family at his side. Born in Mechanicville, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Minnie (Eggleston) Conway. Edward was predeceased by his beloved wife Jean (Samal) Conway; his son, Michael; and his sisters, Margaret Huffmire and Jean Conway. He is survived by his son James E. Conway and wife Terri; his grandson, Spencer J. Conway; his niece Pam Huffmire Austin and his great-nieces and great-nephews. Ed was a graduate of Corinth High School and Syracuse University. During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. and U.S. Army. He retired from Niagara Mohawk Power Company in 1991 as the systems director of Employee Relations after serving in various supervisory positions in Syracuse and Albany. Despite his management positions he was graced with many union friends. Ed was a man of his word and devoted to his family. He was a lifelong N.Y. Yankees and college basketball fan, having the privilege of briefly playing ball at Syracuse. He had a penchant for gorilla glue and duct tape with his "projects," loved the warmth of the Florida winters but always longed for the beauty of Lake George and his return to New York. A special thanks to his devoted friends for your love and support. Your calls and correspondence were invaluable. Ed will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen St., Albany on Wednesday, December 8, from 4-6 p.m. Please only enter the funeral home from the rear parking lot entrance. Unvaccinated individuals must wear a mask and practice social distancing. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on December 9, at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Church, Albany. Interment will follow with a private graveside service in St Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Those wishing to remember Ed in a special way may send a contribution to VNA Hospice House Vero Beach or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Edward C. Conway of Lake George and Vero Beach, Fla. passed peacefully in the care of angels at the VNA Hospice House on November 19, 2021, with family at his side. Born in Mechanicville, he was the son of the late Edward F. and Minnie (Eggleston)... View Obituary & Service Information
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