Elizabeth M. Lil (McDade) Conway, of Holbrook, passed away after a lengthy illness, July 15, 2013 at the age of 72. Beloved wife to Thomas J. Conway Sr. Devoted mother of Deborah A. Fanara of Abington, Karen M. Murray and her husband Declan of Norwood, Thomas J. Conway Jr. of Milton, and Nancy A. McDonald and her husband Dan of Braintree. Most cherished Nana of Christopher, Rosemarie, Evan, Aidan, Danny, Elizabeth and Tommy. Loving sister of Marie Byrnes and her husband Chris of Assonet, the late Charles and Peter McDade. Dear sister-in-law of Ann Kline and her husband Earl of N. Providence, R.I, Lois Conway and her late husband William Conway of Fla., Shirley McDade, of Stoughton. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was born in Bessbrook County, Armagh, Ireland and was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Eliza Jane (Rush) McDade. Lil and her family came to this country when she was 8 years old and settled in Mission Hill, Roxbury. She attended and graduated from Mission Grammar School and Mission High School. She married in 1963 at Mission Church and later moved to Holbrook where she and her husband Tom raised their four children. Lils passion in life centered around her four children and 7 grandchildren. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Reposed at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (Rte. 37), Holbrook, MA until 9 a.m. Saturday, July10, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Holbrook. Visiting hours were Friday, July 19, from 4 to 8 p.m.. Burial in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in Holbrook Sun from July 17 to July 24, 2013