MATT J. "MIKE" CONWAY CONWAY, AR
Matt J. "Mike" Conway, 96, of Conway, AR formerly of Hammond, IN, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. He is survived by his daughters: Diane (Ralph) Moulesong and Michaelene (late Ron) Edgerton; Grandfather of Nicole Moulesong, Daniellle (Michael) Bates, Kim (Tom) Scrogham, Kate (Dave) Topp, James (Amy) Edgerton; Papa of Alexa, Charlotte and Miranda Bates; one brother: Chester (Doroty) Conway; Brother-in -law: Bill (Irene) Lafferty; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Helen on December 22, 1990; parents: Frank and Theresa Konciewicz; brothers: John (Helen), Walter (Bernice), Al (Mary), Frank (Emma Jean); sisters: Harriet (Jack) Haller and Francis (Al) Anderson. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Anthony & Dziadowicz Funeral Home
, 9445 Calumet Ave. (at 45th St.), Munster, IN. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum, Calumet City, IL. Visitation Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.Matt was born on October 8, 1917 in Robertsdale, IN. He graduated from Hammond High School Class of 1936. He was a U.S. Army
Air Corps veteran of WWII
serving as a Staff Sargent in the Philippines, New Guinea, Luzon, Solomons, and Northern Pacific. A member of John J. Pershing American Legion Post 428. Past owner of Parkview Lounge in Whiting and a retiree from Youngstown Sheet and Tube (J&L). Mike enjoyed horse racing, watching football, and most of all he enjoyed family gatherings. His greatest gift to us was being the best Dad, Papa, Brother, and Uncle to his whole family. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Carmelite Home for Boys or Girls.