Leslie Conway

Leslie E. Conway

1960 - 2021

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Obituary of Leslie E. Conway

CONWAY - Leslie E. Of South Buffalo, NY, February 7, 2021, suddenly at age 61. Leslie is survived by his children, Kyle Cantrell, Christina, Jessica, Heather, Jennifer, Megan and James Conway; grandchildren, Lillyin Jamieson, Ryan LaBerta, Jaxson Witek, Zander Buscemi, Addilyn LaBerta and Alaina Francis; brothers, Bill Conway Jr., Earl Burnings, Daniel Conway; sisters, Rose Koch, Yolanda Mecklenburg, Kathleen Rodriguez, Patricia Mary Concepcion, Carol A. Conway and Mary Willis; also survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Leslie, also known as Lester, was born to the late Gloria M. Conway and William D. Conway on January 23, 1960 in Buffalo, NY. He went to Clifton Spring High in Clifton Springs, NY. At the age of 17 he decided to join the U.S. Army where he completed his GED and served from 1977 to 1981. He met Patricia Cantrell with whom he has 6 children with and remained together up until her passing on October 15, 2016. He worked many years for the Buffalo Public Schools in maintenance. He was always a do it yourselfer type of guy especially around the house and outside landscaping. He was always reading whether it be a newspaper article, any of his many collection of National Geographic magazines or his native books. He was very proud of his Native American culture and very knowledgeable about our history. He is loved and will be very much missed. No prior visitation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by: CASTIGLIA FUNERAL HOME, INC., (716) 824-6435, 873 Abbott Rd., South Buffalo, NY 14220. Please share your condolences at: www.CASTIGLIAFUNERALHOME.com