Jean E. (Lugano) Conway - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Jean E. (Lugano) Conway

Born June 7, 1939

Jean E. (Lugano) Conway, age 75, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on February 11, 2015.

Born in Wilmington, Delaware on June 7, 1939, Jean was the daughter of the late Alfonse R. Lugano and Pauline E. Massetti. She attended Wilmington High School and was a member of the graduating class of 1956. Jean spent the majority of her professional career as an office manager in the healthcare setting.
Jean was happiest surrounded by her family and friends. Jean was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, niece, grandmother and friend who will be remembered for her sharp wit, sense of humor and devotion to those she loved.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles H. Conway Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Charles H. and Pam Conway of Bear, daughter and son-in-law Elizabeth and Glen Williams of Newark; grandchildren, Lindsey and Kraig Riley of Newark, Gena Conway of Newark, Shawn Conway of New Castle, Chuck Turner of Bear and Kasey Turner of Bear, Cory Williams of Newark and Caitlyn Williams of Newark; sister-in-law Bernadette Lugano of New Castle, aunt, Mary Saienni of New Castle; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. Jean was preceded in death by her beloved family, her father Alfonse, her mother Pauline and her brother and best friend Alfonse.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude for the exceptional care provided by the nurses, physicians and therapists at Christiana Care Neuro Intensive Care Unit, the step down unit, and Season’s hospice. Also a very special thank you to Jean’s sister in law, Bernadette Lugano and Jean’s friend Lorraine Layfield for their unconditional love, friendship and support over the years.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will follow 1:30 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Highway New Castle.


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  • Elizabeth-Charles and Chuck

    We are so sorry for the loss of Jeannie. It is hard to even put into words the positive impact she had on my life and the wonderful memories that we made and shared. She was such a positive, funny,wonderful, witty person who had a great outlook on life and on our experiences in life. I loved her like a sister and
    we shared a friendship over many many years. She loved you all with everything she had in her and was so proud of all of you. Every time I think of her I smile. My you take comfort in knowing that she is in the arms of Jesus. Blessings to you all. Mary Ann and Ralph