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Maude Herbert Conway, 95, of Fredericksburg passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Norfolk on June 1, 1917. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to an extensive family. Her life centered around her family and many friends. She was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church for more than 60 years. She had retired from the Fredericksburg Welcome Center.
Her husband, James A. Conway Sr., predeceased her in 1976.
She is survived by her three children, Mary C. Berry and her husband, Thomas, of Westmoreland County; James A. Conway Jr. and his companion, Diep Taylor, of Tappahannock; and Richard E. Conway and his wife, Peggy, of Fredericksburg. Her grandchildren include Cathleen B. Nickerson and husband Steve of Triangle; Scott E. Berry and wife Donna of Norfolk; Elizabeth A.C. Dabney and husband Beau of Ashland; Christopher P. Conway of Richmond; and Virginia A. Conway of Richmond. She had seven great-grandchildren: Ashby and Raya Nickerson; Grace, Molly Maude and Kate Berry; and Kathryn and Turner Dabney; and many special nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at St. George's Episcopal Church. Interment will be private
Memorials may be made to the St. George's Episcopal Church Building Fund, 905 Princess Anne St., Fredericksburg, Va. 22401.
Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.