Joseph W. Conway, Jr., 71, of Wareham, died Friday, December 21, 2012 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Judith H. (Griffin) Conway. Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Elizabeth M. (Lundblad) & Joseph W. Conway, Sr. A longtime resident of Wareham, he served on the Wareham School Committee and was active in Wareham Little League and Babe Ruth baseball. He was employed as equipment installer for Verizon and retired in 1995. Mr. Conway was also a Navy veteran and served as dental technician from 1959 to 1964. He is survived by two sons, Joseph W. Trey Conway, III of Wareham and S. Michael Conway and his wife Dyana of Sykesville, MD; two sisters, Claire Smith and Betty Ann Roderick both of Wareham; six grandchildren, Brent Hastings, Sean Conway, S. Michael Conway Jr., Alyssa Conway, Emma Conway and Sarah Conway; and great granddaughter, Ashlyn Conway. He was predeceased by his brother, the late Robert C. Conway and his sister, the late M. Patricia Manuel. His funeral was held Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patricks Church, High St., Wareham at 10:00 AM. Interment was in Center Cemetery, Wareham. Visiting hours were Thurs. from 5 | 8 PM. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www. ccgfuneralhome.com
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Published in Wareham Courier from Dec. 27, 2012 to Jan. 3, 2013