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Beverly M. Conway

October 10, 1937 ~ August 5, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Beverly Conway Obituary

Beverly Mae Conway passed away at her home in Alexandria NH on August 5, 2023.Born October 10, 1937 to Richard and M. Beatrice (Gaudet) Driscoll in Medford, Mass.

Bev graduated from Girls Catholic High in Malden, Mass and Boston College- class of 1959.

After graduation she taught elementary school in Medford, Mass, married Thomas J Conway and moved to Dover NH.  She was a stay at home mother for several years before returning to  teaching.  Bev taught first grade at Garrison School in Dover for 25 years.  She was a strong union advocate not only for teachers, but her advocacy included firefighters, teamsters and other labor groups.  Beverly was President of the Dover Teachers’ Union, President of NH Federation of Teachers and Vice President of NH AFL-CIO. 

Bev attended Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in Dover and Holy Trinity Parish in Bristol.

Following in their mother’s footsteps Tom and Bev raised their three daughters to be fiercely independent, strong willed, and advocates for others. 

She is survived by her husband of nearly 62 years, Thomas J Conway, now residing at Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Laconia.  Daughters Tami Greig (Henry) of Stamford Ct, Annora M. Conway of Alexandria NH and Deirdre B. Conway (Dale Robie) of Alexandria NH.  Grandchildren Cameron and Olivia Greig and Brendan and Bridget Henss. Bev also leaves behind many dear friends from the Dover and Seacoast area.  Her beloved cats Tucker, Tuukka Rask and Ripper will miss her.  

A funeral mass will be celebrated by Fr. Mark Dollard, Monday, August 14, 2023 at 11am, at Our Lady of Grace Chapel of Holy Trinity Parish, 2 West Shore Rd, Bristol NH, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery in Alexandria.  

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Saint Anthony Shrine (Bread For The Poor) 100 Arch Street Boston Mass 02110.  

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Services

Memorial Mass
Monday
August 14, 2023

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace Chapel, West Shore Road, Bristol

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