Margaret Mary Conway
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Margaret Mary Conway, 92, of Largo, FL passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021 at Largo Medical Center. She was born in Sugar Notch, PA on September 20, 1928 and was the daughter of the late Thomas Francis Conway and Margaret Mary Conway (nee Marlowe).
Ms. Conway graduated from St. Leo's High School (Ashley, PA), and was a member of the final class of the United States Cadet Nurse Corp at Mercy Hospital (Wilkes-Barre, PA) School of Nursing. She spent her life as a Registered Nurse, first at St. Agnes Hospital (White Plains, NY); then joined the US Navy Nurse Corps, where she attained the rank of LCDR. She completed her career at the Veterans Administration Hospital (Baltimore, MD). She was a charter member of the Navy Nurse Corps Association; a charter member of the Women in the Military Memorial Association; and a proud member of the American Legion.
After retiring in Largo, FL she volunteered at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in their outreach program and was a driver for Meals on Wheels for 15 years. She enjoyed the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzles, card games, rooting for her beloved Baltimore Orioles, and sharing stories about her Grandson Ryan.
Margaret is survived by her son Tom, his wife Janine, and their son Ryan, of Queenstown, MD. In addition, she will be missed by her nieces and nephews and their children, and life-long family friends, with whom she had the great fortune of being part of their everyday lives.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:30am at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Largo, FL; followed by interment at Bay Pines Veterans Cemetery in St. Petersburg starting at 1PM. In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution in her name to the Military Women's Memorial (https://womensmemorial.org). Arrangements are in the care of Anderson McQueen in St. Petersburg, FL. To leave condolences please visit andersonmcqueen.com