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MARIA CONAWAY

Maria “Mary” Domenica (Ceglie) Conaway, 87, of Wellsburg, WV, died peacefully on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Carriage Inn of Steubenville, OH.

Born on October 3, 1933, in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late John and Lillian N. (Santoro) Ceglie Sr.

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Paul Edward Conaway, who passed away on June 12, 2019; and her devoted sister, Eleanor Jean (Ceglie) LaRue.

Mary graduated from Follansbee High School in 1951 and went on to graduate from the Steubenville Business College and graduated from Stewardess school in New York. She worked for many years at Liberty Loan in Steubenville, OH, as loan officer and as a bank teller at WesBanco Bank. Mary was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Follansbee, WV. Her commitment to our Lord carried over in her dedication and unwavering love of her husband having cared for him for many years during his illness.

She is survived by two brothers, Victor Ceglie and John (Patty) Ceglie both of Follansbee, WV; two sisters, Gloria Bullock of Follansbee, WV, and Florence “Moe” Rocknich of Weirton, WV; sister-in-law, Patricia A. Conaway of Arlington, VA; and two brothers-in-law, Ret. Col. Donald G. (Linda) Conaway of Bluffton, SC, and Ronald L. (Sharon) Conaway of Wellsburg, WV; along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Visitation for Mary will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021, from 4-7 p.m., and again on Tuesday, June 22 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m., at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV, 26037, with Pastor Tim Colvin officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.

Mary’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Pastor Tim Colvin, Cheri K., Cheryl P., Ardie G. and her family, along with all of the staff at Carriage Inn for all the love and care given to Mary in her time of need.

Condolences may be sent to mullenbachfh.com.