Noreen A. Conway
1929 - 2020
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Noreen Agnes Conway, nee McLaughlin,91, passed away at home, surrounded by loved ones, June 7, 2020. She inspired laughter and joy, sipping on a Manhattan, even in her last days. Noreen, always a proper lady was born March 9, 1929 and married her favorite waltzing partner, John, on December 30, 1950. She was a long-time member of Francis O'Neill Ceili and Set Dancing Club and celebrated every Sunday with her second family at SMM Guitar Mass. She passionately tended her vegetable garden and shared its bounty with neighbors till the age of 90. Noreen was preceded in death by her husband John and golden retrievers, Jake and Bear. She is survived by her sister Grace (George) Donlin and brother Jim (Sara) McLaughlin, her children Sue (Bruce) Matsunaga,Jack (Lisa Fields),Katie (Cyndy Ciolino), Brian (Debbie) and Rita Kreuger (Bruce Reinwald), her 17 adoring grandchildren and 16 "lively" great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions to Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, Il 60660 or St. Patrick Fathers Missionary Soc.,8422 W. Windsor Ave. Chicago, IL 60656



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Published in Chicago Tribune on Jun. 14, 2020.
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June 17, 2020
Dear Susie, Jack, Katie, Brian, Rita and family,
So sorry to hear about your Mothers passing.
I have a lot of memories of our time together on Newgard Ave... my Mother at your kitchen table drinking cokes and all of us kids either in your sandbox or in your alley shooting hoops...!!!
I remember both your parents with fondness and I am really happy that I got to see your Mom last August at our family event.
(Virtual!) hugs to all of you until we can all be together again!
Nancy McCathy-Beres
Nancy McCarthy-Beres
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June 14, 2020
Our Sympathies to the Conways,
It's only natural for us to remember Noreen with John.
We were upstairs renters at their Estes Avenue flat the first few years of our marriage. Noreen and John were like parents to us as we welcomed our two sons into the world. They were loving souls and we will always remember what we learned from them about marriage and parenting.
They will always be a special memory.
Richard and Lohra Vogel
Acquaintance
June 9, 2020
Our sympathy and special prayers for Noreen and all her family and friends.

The Sisters and Residents of
Misericordia Home
June 9, 2020
Dear Conways,
So very sorry for the loss of your mom! She was quite a treasure. May your memories give you comfort.
Mike & Peggy Brennan Collins
Mike & Peggy Brennan Collins
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