Edward C. ConwayJune 23, 1930 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 87)
Brunswick - Edward C. Conway, 87, formerly of Charl Lane, passed from this life on Friday, November 3, 2017 after a long illness.
Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Ed was the son of the late Paul F. and Myrtle (Evans) Conway. He was the loving husband of the late Linda (Giamis) Conway.
Ed enlisted in the United States Navy at the age of 17. Upon completing his training at the U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL, he proudly served for 10 years aboard three "tin can" destroyers, USS Zellars (DD-777); USS Perry (DD-844), and USS Samuel B. Roberts (DD-823) aboard which he circumnavigated the globe and achieved the rank of Boilerman 1st class before an honorable discharge in 1957.
An ambitious young man, Ed settled in the Troy NY area, holding down a number of positions which allowed him to enjoy the beauty of the area and keep active in the community. He continued his career in public service as foreman and Senior Water Plant Operator with the City of Troy for 24 years until his retirement in 1995.
Ed was a member of the Troy Lodge of Elks. He enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family and friends, gardening, horse racing, hunting, fishing, boating, and daily visits to his favorite stops in the Colonie and Clifton Park areas.
Survivors include a son, Michael E. (Cherie) Conway, Brunswick; a daughter, Mary F. (Mark) Gensicki, Land O' Lakes, FL; his beloved grandchildren, Mia, Madison and Mason Gensicki. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ed was predeceased by brothers, Robert H. Conway of Milwaukee, WI and Raymond P. Conway of Pittstown, NY.
Relatives and friends may call at the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. 276 Pawling Avenue Troy on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5-7 PM.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 8:45 AM at the funeral home and at 9:30 AM at St. Augustine's Church 25 115th Street Lansingburgh where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Troy.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Edward C. Conway to the Alzheimer's Association of NENY 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405 Albany, NY 12205.
Alzheimer's Association of NENY
Pine West Plaza, Bldg 4, Suite 405, Albany NY 12205