John Patrick Conway – Cumberland

John Patrick Conway – Cumberland

John Patrick Conway of Cumberland, Rhode Island, passed away with grace on January 10, 2018. He was 66 years old. John was the son of the late James Conway and Ruth (Mulgrew) Conway.

His brothers Joseph, James and his wife, Anne, and Jeffrey and his husband, Matthew, survive him. John is also survived by his sister Elizabeth Little and her husband, Robert. John had eight nieces and nephews that he adored.

John grew up in Cumberland Hill, attending Cumberland schools, and graduated from the University of Rhode Island with bachelor and master's degrees. He worked for government agencies in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and completed his career by working for Lowes in North Smithfield.

John loved Rhode Island; it's history, ocean beaches and local food. He also loved to visit all of New England's historic sites with his family. He was an avid reader and loved to discuss politics and current events. John's love for his family was his greatest joy. He will be greatly missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, April 7, at 10 a.m., in St Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Visiting hours respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society of Rhode Island. Arrangements by the O’Neill Funeral Home, Cumberland.