Geraldine Conaway

CONAWAY, Geraldine L. (Schnelle), 83, of Bridgeport, Ohio, died Wednesday August 31, 2011 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, Ohio.

Friends will be received Friday 6-8 p.m. and also on Saturday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, OH, where services will be held Sunday September 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Offer online condolences and view Geraldine’s Video Tribute at www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com

Geraldine Conaway

“Together Again”

CONAWAY, Geraldine L. (Schnelle), 83, of Bridgeport, Ohio, died Wednesday August 31, 2011 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, Ohio.

She was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on December 14, 1927, a daughter of the late Elmer Louis and Beatrice Reed Schnelle.

She was a former member of Eastern Star; the former Bridgeport American Legion, and the First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Conaway Jr.; sisters, Beatrice L. Groves, Zetta M. Morris, Ruth Garrett; and brothers, Elmer, William, Charles, Eleck and Gerald Schnelle.

Geraldine is survived by three sons, William J. (Helen) Conaway III, David S. (Karen) Conaway of Bridgeport and Charles L. (Wendi) Conaway, of Boonsboro, Md.; three daughters, Linda E. (Raymond) Suchy Sr. and Carol A. (Arthur) Jones, both of Bridgeport and Pamela Jo (Doug) Grandstaff of Parma, Michigan; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and also on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio, where services will be held Sunday September 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Julianne Gebbie, officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.