William A. Conway 1928-2015 William Will Conway died peacefully on Saturday, September 26, 2015, after a short stay in the Palliative Care and Hospice Unit at the Togus Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Augusta, Maine. Will was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 27, 1928, to Thomas and Margaret Killian Conway. Most of his young life was spent in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he graduated from St. Joseph's High School for Boys. He also attended Admiral Farragut Academy in Toms River, New Jersey, and the University of New Hampshire, where he was member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Adirondack during the Korean Conflict. In the summer of 1953, Will met his future bride, Kathleen Kay Johnston, while both were working at the Ravine House in Randolph, New Hampshire. Will and Kay were married in Old Town, Maine, on June 25, 1955, and moved to Waterville, where they have made their home for 60 years. Will was predeceased by his parents and his sister, Barbara Lubick. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters Janice Conway of Alexandria, Virginia; Martha Bill Cobb of Fairfield, Maine; and Margaret Conway of Bristol, Rhode Island; grandchildren Benjamin Ratier of Bristol, Rhode Island, and Max and Katie Cobb of Fairfield, Maine, as well as cousins Ann Killian Dupee and John Killian, and extended family members. Will retired in 1990 after 30 years with the United States Postal Service. He was a life member of the American Legion Bourque-Lanigan Post 5, was active in the American Postal Workers Union, and was a long-time volunteer at the old Seton Hospital. He was an avid sports fan, especially football and women's basketball. He enjoyed history, travel, camping, and spending time with his family. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 13, at 1:00 pm at the Chapel at the New Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta. The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to the whole loving and comforting staff at Togus Springs. Donations in Will's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Togus Veterans Affairs Medical Center, or a charity of your choice.