Jack Conway, noted realtor, passes at 88
By Ed Forry, August 3, 2012
John E. “Jack” Conway of Scituate, a noted realtor with a long history in eastern Massachusetts, died on July 23 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was 88.
The loving husband of Patricia (Carroll) Conway, Mr. Conway was the founder and chairman of Jack Conway & Company.
A former President of the Mass. Association of Realtors, Vice-President of the National Association of Realtors, and was named the state’s Realtor of the Year in 1971, he served as President of the Plymouth County Development Council, the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, the Scituate Chamber of Commerce, and the Brockton Metro Chamber. He also served as president of the Relo International, and was a founding member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.
A veteran of the US Navy, Jack served during World War II, and was a candidate for US Congress in 1982. He was a member of the American Legion Post #144, the development council of Stonehill College, the board of South Shore Hospital and a founding member of the Ambassadors of Holy Cross. He was a Knight of Malta.
Jack is survived by his son Jack and his wife Carol of Florida, by his daughters, Barbara of Scituate, and Carol Bulman and her husband Michael of Scituate, by three siblings; William of Florida, Elizabeth “Wiffy” Grozier of Falmouth, and Carol Kermond of Winchester, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was said at St. Mary’s Church in Scituate on July 27th followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Scituate.