Mary Elizabeth (Cole) Conway, of Sunset Beach, NC.
Mrs. Conway, 80, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018.
Mary was born April 8, 1937 in Beloit, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Nettie Merritt Cole and her beloved husband, Robert "Terry" Conway.
Mary was a graduate from Beloit Memorial 1955. She married her high school sweetheart Terry. They had 5 children and in 1972 they moved to Montana.
After retiring from Montana to Sunset Beach, she enjoyed the simple things in Life, long walks on the beach, soaking up the sun, time with friends and family and volunteering in her beach community (Sea Turtle Patrol, local food banks, Loaves and Fishes and others). Mary's love for faith, family and friends was her greatest passion as evidenced throughout life by her generous nature.
Left to cherish her memories her children Terry Conway of Buffalo, NY, Kirk Conway (Kim) of Pateros, WA, Denise Cervantes (Roy) of Folsom, CA, Shannon Howard (William) of Charlotte, NC and Tony Conway (Tiffany) of Lake Stevens, WA; brother-in-law, Bill Conway (Judy) of Lac du Flambeau, WI; grandchildren Trace, Matthew, Ashley, Amanda, Trevor and Teagen; 6 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who she greatly loved.
A Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Brendan Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Brendan Catholic Church, PO Box 2984, Shallotte, NC 28459, or a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.heritagecares.com