Welcome to the memorial page for

Peter Francis Conway

December 14, 1941 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 75)

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Peter Francis Conway, age 75, of Cohasset, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on August 22, 2017 after complications of Parkinson’s Disease. Loving husband of Joyce E. (Miltner). Beloved father of Gary Ormiston and wife Stephanie of Wakefield, RI, David Ormiston of Hartland, VT, Brian Ormiston and wife Catherine of Portland, OR, Todd Conway and wife Natalie of Williamsburg, VA., and Shelli Ferguson and husband Rob of Falls Church, VA. Grandfather of Cameron, Mackenzie, Cate, Ema, Julia and Vivian Ormiston and Michael, Peter and Kayleigh Conway, and Jackson Ferguson. Brother of the late Jack Conway and Gloria Fotopolus. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.


Mr. Conway attended St. Joseph’s Seminary in Callicoo, NY. He worked for many years as a licensed optician and sales manager in the optical industry. He served in the US Army in the Aleutian Islands and Japan. Peter was a past member of the Cohasset Golf Club and Cohasset Sailing Club.


The family wishes to thank all of the Norwell VNA and Hospice nurses and health care staff as well as the family’s care providers who cared for Peter so compassionately.


Friends and family are invited to celebrate Peter on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 from 9-10 am in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 160 So. Main St. (across from St. Anthony Church) followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Anthony Church. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to honor Peter may be made to the Norwell VNA & Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA. 02061 or to the American Parkinson’s Disease Assoc., 72 E. Concord St. Ste. C3, Boston, MA. 02118.  

 Service Information

September 1, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
September 1, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Anthony
10 Summer St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

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