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Vincent "Butch" Conway

1930-2012 HOOSICK FALLS, NY Vincent "Butch" Conway 82, passed away on Saturday December 29, at the Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Hoosick Falls. He resided in North Hoosick, NY with his wife Louise (French) Conway to whom he was married for sixty years.

Butch was born on December 14, 1930, in Greenfield, MA, son of the late Peter V. and Gladys (Graves) Conway. He graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Hoosick Falls. Butch worked as a butcher at the Grand Union for forty years, he also owned and operated a local fish market and processed deer for thirty years. He was a "Jack of all Trades", he enjoyed helping people, fishing trips to Ontario and being at the North Hoosick Fire House where he served as a Fire Police for eighteen years. Butch was also a member of the National Guard for eleven years earning the rank of Staff Sargent and a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church.

Survivors other than his wife Louise include his sons Joseph Conway (Jane) of Pownal, Vt, Vincent Conway (Diane) and James Conway (Patty) all of Hoosick Falls, four grandchildren Joel Conway, Megan Conway, John Conway and Heather (Conway) Stickney, also four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by two sisters Margaret "Peg" Shiland and Kathleen "Kacky" O'Neil, and a brother Michael Conway.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday January 3 at 10:00am from the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. Burial will follow the mass at St. Mary's Cemetery in Hoosick Falls.

Relatives and friends may call at the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls on Wednesday January 2, from 4:00 7:00 pm. Memorial contributions may be made to either the North Hoosick Fires Department or the Karen McGovern Memorial Fund through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 31, 2012
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