Thomas D. Conway, 86, of Pittsford


PITTSFORD — Thomas D. Conway, 86, of Pittsford, died Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, with family by his side. He was born on Dec. 8, 1936, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Joseph V. and Leona (Rollins) Conway.

Tom received his education from the Barstow/Pittsford school and graduated from high school in 1955, before going on to the New York City School of Design.

He joined his mother in business at Conway’s Antiques and Decor in Rutland. He was in business for 64 years. Upon retirement, Tom traveled extensively with family and friends around the world. His favorite trip was to Ireland, which he did several times.

For many years, Tom served as President of the Pittsford Historical Society and the McClure Library, as well as being an actively involved member of St. Alphonsus Church. He was a Boy Scout Leader for Troop 110 in Pittsford for 40 years and was a member of many other local organizations.

Survivors include 15 nieces and nephews and 30 great nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Edward, Joseph, Richard and Robert; and a nephew, Gary Conway.

There will be no calling hours.

A Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, March 31, 2023, at 11 a.m., in the St. Alphonsus Church.

Burial will be at a later date in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Pittsford Historical Society, P.O. Box 423, Pittsford, VT 05763 or to the McClure Library, P.O. Box 60, Pittsford, VT 05763.

The Tossing Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. ◊


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