Archive for Wednesday, July 26, 2000

Mary Jane Conroy

July 26, 2000

Mary Jane Conroy
1920-2000
Services for Mary Jane Conroy, 80, Kansas City, Mo., were Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at Mercer Funeral home in Valley Falls. Burial was in Valley Falls Cemetery.

Mrs. Conroy died Thursday, July 20, 2000, at a Kansas City, Mo., care facility. She was born April 5, 1920, at Winchester, the daughter of Thomas and Jennie Hullet Robertson.

She graduated from Winchester High School in 1937. She was a checker for Retail Clerks Union No. 576, Kansas City, Mo. She was a member of the Silver-Haired Council of Kansas City, Mo., Missouri Silver-Haired State Legislature, MARC Board, Golden Agers, Gladstone Senior Citizens and Gracemore Neighborhood Council. She was a member of Hillside Christian Church and also attended Gracemore Christian Church, both in Kansas City, Mo.

She married Reford H. Conroy on June 27, 1939, in Topeka. He died Dec. 23, 1992.

Survivors include a son, Rexford Eugene Conroy, Tonganoxie; a daughter, Barbara J. Willard, Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Nellie May Dobbs, Nortonville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Silver-Haired Council of Greater Kansas City, which may be sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, 66088.

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