Mary married Charles A. Conrad on August 25, 1956. She was a member of St. Mary Church in Lorain and graduated from Lorain St. Mary’s High School, Class of 1953. Mary retired from Lawson’s Dairy after many years of employment. She enjoyed being a CYO coach and volunteering her time at the St. Mary Food Pantry. Mary had fierce pride in her family and her Irish heritage and greatly enjoyed her trips to Ireland.
She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Charles A. Conrad of Lorain; sons, Joseph (Becky) Conrad of El Monte, California, E.J. (Annette) Conrad of Oceanside, California, Michael (Lisa) Conrad of Charlotte, North Carolina and David Conrad of Lorain; daughter, Maureen (Jeff) Smith of Lorain; 15 cherished grandchildren; and brothers, twin brother, Peter (Evelyn), John (Jane), Reverend Cornelius, Thomas (Gerrie), Michael (Mimi) and Daniel (Mary Beth) Murray
She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Beatrice Murray; daughter, Mary Brigid Conrad; son, Charles Alvin Conrad; and brother, James Edward Murray.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961, Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 1 to 6 P.M. and at St. Mary Church, 310 8th Street, Monday, June 2, 2014 from 9 A.M. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M. Father Daniel O. Divis, Pastor, will officiate. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.
Memorial donations may be made to Fr. Murray Scholarship Fund, 4242 Brendan Lane, North Olmsted, OH 44070 or Saint Mary Food Pantry, 309 W. 7th Street. Lorain, OH 44052.