Lillian S. Conway, "Peachie", 81, of Coatesville, PA passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at home. She was born in Coatesville, PA on August 8, 1940, to the late Jane (Barber) Conway and James Clifton Conway.
Peachie attended Passtown Elementary School, James Adams School, and was a 1959 graduate from S. Horace Scott Senior High School. She worked at many different hospitals throughout her career including Embreeville State Hospital and Chester County. She was a dependable employee, working until retirement from Continental Can and Graphic Packaging in 2003.
Peachie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Passtown, where as a child she sang with the Sparks of Joy, a Children’s choir organized by former pastor, Rev. David Minus, which traveled throughout Chester County and beyond. As a teen, Peachie sang in the Passtown Church Youth Choir. Over the years Peachie faithfully served on the Passtown Church Kitchen Committee, serving dinners to the weekly Youth Monday Night students, summer Vacation Bible School students, funeral repasts, and other occasions.
She loved listening to music, especially on WDAS. She enjoyed food, and cooking. Peachie would often cook her grandchildren’s favorite meal of mashed potatoes, homemade gravy, roast beef, coleslaw and succotash. Some of her favorite foods were fruits and sweet potatoes. Most of all, Peachie had a passion for flowers. She loved planting, watering, and tending to the flowers on her porch and in her yard.
Peachie was a very stylish woman and enjoyed catalog shopping. She had an amazing amount of clothes, shoes and accessories.
Peachie loved spending time with and being surrounded by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Brian Anthony Conway Sr.; brother, James C. Clifton, Jr.; and sister Patricia Conway.
She leaves loving memories to her three grandchildren, Brianna A. Rollins, Colbi J. Rollins both of Coatesville, Brian A. Conway Jr. of Harrisburg; six great-grand grandchildren: Nasir, Naya, DaShon, Damoni, Daion and Dakota; aunt, Ella Rudolph of Coatesville; uncle, Lewis Conway of Houston, Texas; best friends: Lula Pollard, Betty Ann Hickland, and Wanda Middleton; special cousin, Toni Barber and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Homegoing services are planned for 11 AM, Thursday, June 9, 2022, at the First Baptist Church of Passtown, 117 Barber Avenue, Coatesville, PA with a viewing beginning at 9:00 AM.
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Flowers may be sent to the church on the day of the service. The flower theme colors are peach and white.