Paul Bernard Conway, 91, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Minneapolis, Minn., went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, under the care of Quality Health Care of North Port.
He was born Oct. 2, 1922, in Sioux City, Iowa, to John S. and Martha A. (nee Tracy) Conway.
Paul served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater, from 1943 to 1946. He was a machinist for various railroads, retiring after 41 years of service. Paul retired and moved to Florida with his beautiful wife of 57 years, Anna Arlene, and they were longtime residents of La Casa Park in North Port. He was a member of San Pedro Catholic Church of North Port.
Paul’s family is deeply grateful for the loving care to Paul — special thanks to sisters-in-law, Joanne Cotton and Karen Elenon; and the staff at Quality Health Care of North Port and Tidewell Hospice.
Paul is survived by his stepsons, Allen (Anne) McKie of St. George, Utah, and Mel (Sherry) McKie of Creston, Iowa; and two nieces, Rosemary Cannon and Carolyn Valladao of California. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Arlene; brothers, Richard, John and Robert; and sister, Naomi.
The family will receive friends just prior the Mass of Christian Burial, which will be Celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at San Pedro Catholic Church, 34287 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287. Entombment will follow at Charlotte Memorial Cemetery. Memorials gifts can be made to San Pedro Catholic Church or Tidewell Hospice.
Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory and Cemetery.