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Kathleen A. Conway

September 20, 1952 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 64)

Kathleen A. Conway, 64, of Tamaqua, passed away Tuesday evening at Mountaintop Senior Care  & Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness.

Born in Niskayuna, NY, September 20, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Lucille (Potter) Conway and spent the past 15 years in Tamaqua after moving from Freeland.

Kathleen was a 1974 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and had worked at the Polk Center in Western Pennsylvania.  She suffered for many years with Rheumatoid Arthritis and was a supporter of the Arthritis Foundation.  She enjoyed completing crossword and word search puzzles, and in her younger years enjoyed skiing.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a sister Suzanne Pope, who passed away in 2014.

Surviving are a sister Teresa Long and her husband Robert, Tamaqua; a brother-in-law David Pope, Tobyhanna; and a niece Karen Pope and her husband Carl, Tobyhanna.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10 am in St. Richards Church, 799 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville.  Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 400 Market Street, Suite 610, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, or online at 

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums assisted the family with the cremation.  Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at


 Service Information

Memorial Mass
October 14, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Richard's Church
799 Barnesville Road
Barnesville, PA 18214

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