The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

July 30, 2013

Bernard V. Conway Jr.

JOHNSTOWN — CONWAY – Bernard V. Jr. “Bernie,” 76, Johnstown, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by parents, Bernard Sr. and Clara (Kehoe) Conway; brother, John Conway; and grandson, Evan Conway. Survived by wife of 48 years, Theresa (Cucciardo) Conway; daughter, Kelli, and husband, Scott Herrington, New Alexandria, Pa.; son, Bernard III, and wife, Maureen (Golba), Johnstown; daughter, Erynn, and husband, Benjamin Mack, Johnstown; son, Daniel and wife Brande (Seese), Johnstown. Also papap to grandchildren, Connor Herrington; Ian, Delaney and Aiden Conway; Tyler and Ethan Mack; and future granddaughter, Mollie Irene Conway, due in September. Bernie also is survived by sisters, Mary Louise Kinol and Bernice Oleksak, both of Johnstown. Bernie was a graduate of Bishop McCort and he was in the Army Reserve. When he was a young man, he passed on his love of football by coaching at St. Mary’s Byzantine School. In his early years, he helped run the family business, Conway’s Cafe in the West End. He was then a steelworker at U.S. Steel and in later years, worked as a conductor on the Johnstown Inclined Plane, where he enjoyed meeting and talking to people from all over the world. He was the elected union representative. Bernie enjoyed sharing and teaching his love of the outdoors with all of his children. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was an excellent cook who often shared his recipes and love of food with others. Member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Friends will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Therese Catholic Church, Father Bernard Karmonocky, officiating. Inurnment, St. Anthony’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Johnstown Cambria County Library or Mercy Palliative Care Service at UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute, c/o Denise Stahl, Executive Director, 3600 Forbes Ave., at Meyron Iroquois Bldg. Suite 405, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.

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