Marie Eugenie Conroy

Published 9:58 pm Friday, May 20, 2016

Marie Eugenie Conroy, 83, passed away on May 20, 2016. She was born Sept. 30, 1932, in Harvard, Mass., to the late William and Marie St. John. Marie graduated Bromfield High School in 1950 and later graduated St. Vincent School of Nursing in 1953, becoming a registered nurse. She worked at Maryview Hospital in Portsmouth and retired from there. She is predeceased by her husband, John A. Conroy.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Theresa M. Conroy, of Charles City, Michael and Diane Conroy, of Suffolk, Patricia Martin, of Pulaski, Maureen and David Parker, of New Bern, N.C., Kevin and Leann Conroy, of Suffolk, Andrew and Frances Conroy, of Suffolk, Mary and Kim Williams, of Virginia Beach, Billy and Amanda Conroy, of Suffolk, Jimmy and Robin Conroy, of Suffolk; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Pauline and Butch Savaria, Yvonne and John Hendrickson; brother, Willie and Claire St. John; sisters-in-law, Helen Wood, Barbara St. John, and many other loving family members and friends. Marie would like to thank her friends at Lynnhaven Cove, who helped her achieve the desire to direct a group of singers. We had a good run, didn’t we!

A funeral service will be held Monday, May 23, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk, with the Rev. Matt Winters officiating. The burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, May 22, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m. Condolences may be offered at

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