Mary B. Conover-McDonald
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AGE: 68 • Freehold
Mary B. (Marlow) Conover-McDonald, 68, of Freehold, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township after a long illness. Mary was born to Ceasar Marlow and Annie (Blakely) at Monmouth Memorial Hospital in Long Branch on May 10, 1944 and was raised and educated in Manalapan. Mary, fondly known as "Maybe", worked for Freehold Rehabilitation & Nursing Center and John L. Montgomery Care Center as a certified nursing assistant. She married James E. Conover Sr. and to that union six children were born. Later, she married Nathaniel O. McDonald Sr. and to that union one child was born.
She is predeceased by her father and mother, her two husbands; a sister, Annie L. Green; a brother, George Sims Sr.; a son, Leonard Conover; and a daughter, Dawn E. Conover. Surviving are her three sisters, Everniece Cooper-Carlisle (Pastor Dennis), Lakewood, Lerina Eubanks, (Pastor John), Manchester and Lenora Gilliard, Lakewood; three sons, Louis Conover, Newark, James Conover Jr. (Judy), West Orange, and Nathaniel McDonald Jr., Freehold; two daughters, Marian Conover-Burke (George) and Marlena Conover, Freehold; a stepdaughter, Nia Wright-Berry, Wilmington, DE; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The viewing will be from 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012 until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Freehold. Interment will be at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 31, 2012