Marguerite M. Conroy

March 27, 1927May 2, 2013

Marguerite Mary (Holmes) Conroy, 86 passed away peacefully at her home on May 2, 2013. She was the devoted wife of the late John S. Conroy for 43 years and is survived by seven children and thirteen grandchildren. A sister, brother and many nieces and nephews also survive her.

She leaves her sons John S. Conroy Jr. with grandsons Timothy and Jeffery; Mark T. Conroy and his wife Diane, grandchildren Meghan and Paul; Richard G. Conroy; Paul J. Conroy and his wife Victoria, grandchildren Catie, Thomas, and Marguerite; Frank A. Conroy and his wife Denise, grandchildren Christopher, Shaylyn and Taryn; Vincent P. Conroy and his wife Darlene, grandchild Gabrielle; and her daughter Marguerite H. (Conroy) Quinn and her husband Daniel, grandchildren Katie and Gabrielle. She is survived by her sister Kathleen (Mrs. Robert) Hannigan and brother John C. Holmes. She was preceded in passing by her sisters Marie (Mrs. John) Murphy, and Eleanor (Mrs. Robert) O’Hara.

Marguerite had a strong faith in God and dedicated much of her time to community service. She was honored with the Marian Award from the Diocese of Fall River; the Saint Joseph Award from Corpus Christi Parish, Sandwich; and the Top Hat Award from the Society of St. Vincent DePaul. Her family was her pride and joy. She was an amazing person full of love, compassion, patience and strength. She was truly an inspiration to many. She left us with unforgettable memories that will live forever in our hearts.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Church, 324 Quaker Meeting House Road, East Sandwich, MA on Friday May 10 at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you pass on a random act of kindness (Marguerite’s request). Donations may be made in memory of Marguerite Conroy to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul Mission Church, 1545 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120.



  • Funeral Mass Friday, May 10, 2013


  • At the request of the family, there are no visiting hours., Burial

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Tom, Mary & Jane Hatchfield (Donohue)

May 12, 2013

We were all saddened to hear of the loss of your Mother. It feels like a piece of our history has passed.

Laura Grandmont-Nichols

May 9, 2013

I am truly sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with the entire Conroy family.

Ann Corcoran

May 9, 2013

On behalf of the Corcoran Family, we send our condolences on the loss of your mom. May you find comfort in the fact that she is with your dad once again, receiving her just rewards.

May 9, 2013

Mark, and all the Conroy clan -

Your mom was such a great person... proof of that is your entire, great family! Please know that we reach out to you all with our heartfelt condolences...

Love, John, Elayne, Ryan, Derik

Bob Kelleher

May 8, 2013

I am sorry for your loss, Peggy was a good friend to my mother (Maureen) for many years and she was always happy to have her and your Dad at her home. My brother, sisters and I will keep her and your family in our prayers.

Amrita Nichols

May 8, 2013

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Doug Baarman

May 8, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Janis Randall

May 7, 2013

To Mark, Diane and family, please know that I wish you my sincere sympathy and love.

May 7, 2013

I am sorry for your loss.

Darlene Hoxie

May 7, 2013

My thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with you all.


Chris Pratt