Robert Emmett Conway, Jr., formerly of Lake Villa, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 6, 2018, at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born November 28, 1956, in Chicago, to the late Robert Emmett and Mary Jane (nee McDonald) Conway, Sr.
A devout Catholic and faithful servant of Christ, Bob served as the president of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and was an active and enthusiastic volunteer at St. Bede Church. Above all, Bob loved to help people, laugh, vacation, and spend time with his family—especially his grandchildren. He had a 25+ year career as an architect.
Survivors include his children, Robert Emmett (Lauren Ashley) Conway III of Algonquin and Lindsay Marie (Ryan Timothy) O’Connor of Mundelein; grandchildren, Kayla Emma and Aubree Maryann Conway and Lucas Timothy and Scarlett Rosemary O’Connor; siblings, Charlie (Donna), Margaret, Cathy, and John (Vicky) Conway; brother-in-law, Dale Krezel; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Mary Ann, on April 9, 2016; his parents; and sister, Rosemary Martin.
Visitation will be 2-6 p.m., Sunday, December 9, at Hamsher Lakeside Funerals and Cremations, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake. A Mass celebrating Bob’s life will be said at 10 a.m., Monday, December 10, at Our Lady of the Lakes St. Bede Church, 36455 N. Wilson Rd., Ingleside—all are invited to go directly to the church for Mass. Interment will be private in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Fremont Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bob’s name may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Bede Church, 36455 N. Wilson Rd., Ingleside, IL 60041.