WINCHENDON – James D. Conway, 78, of Winchendon MA, died unexpectedly Friday evening, December 10, 2021 in Athol Hospital, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Hartford, CT on November 23, 1943, son of the late Thomas V. and Josephine (Sartori) Conway and grew up in Windsor Locks. Jim was a graduate of Albert I. Prince Regional Vocational Technical School in Hartford.
A printer by trade, Jim later worked in sales and eventually became an over the road truck driver. He drove for many years for Land Air Express in Manchester, NH. until retirement. Jim and his wife lived in Hudson, NH and Merrimack, NH for 34 years and then moved to Florida. They have resided in Winchendon MA for the last four years.
Jim was a member of the Model A Ford Clubs in Ft Myers, FL and Manchester, NH. He enjoyed boating, clamming and fishing. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He leaves his wife of 57 years, Mary A. (Urbanoski) Conway; four children, Denise M. Price and husband Mark of Winchendon, Carolyn Conway-Welch of Manchester, NH, Patrick Conway and wife Dana of Placentia, CA and Scott J. Conway and Andrea Prescott of Manchester, NH; twelve grandchildren; four great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jacqueline Morgan and a brother, Thomas Conway Jr.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 4 to 6 P.M.
A Mass of Christian Burial and burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1 Forest Street, Baldwinville, MA 01436 or to the United Parish, 39 Front Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.