Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Tom Conway\n\r\n\t\t\t\tThomas Joseph Conway, age 52, of Shakopee, MN, formerly of Melrose died on Saturday, April 30, 2011 in Belle Plain, MN as a result of a motorcycle accident. Tom was born on July 3, 1958 in Chariton to James and Harriett (Ango) Conway. Tom grew up in Melrose and graduated from Albia High School, class of 1976. He married Penelope Pasut on July 3, 1984 and they were blessed with two children: Kaleb and Kata. Tom was a carpenter/welder and was employed with Minute-Ogle. He was a member of the Carpenter Local Union #68. Tom loved Harley Davidson's, bird watching, and spending time with family and friends. His humor and laughter was truly infectious. He is survived by his beloved family, Penelope of Shakopee, children: Kaleb and Kata Conway, and grandson Chance Lee, all of Shakopee; siblings: Cathy (Bob) Garcia of Michigan, Albert (Lynda) Conway of Oregon, Carol (Mike) Kollings of Des Moines, Melissa (Todd) Rieger of Des Moines, Father and Mother in laws, John (Marge) Pasut of Albia; two god daughters, Abbey Rockwell and Emily Patton both of Albia, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents: James and Harriett. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Albia with Rev. Bernie Weir officiating. Tom's Body will be cremated following services. There will be a funeral luncheon following services in the St Mary's Catholic Church hall. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 6, 2011, opening to the public at 9:00 a.m. and the family will be present from 6-8 p.m. There will be a Rosary at 4:00 p.m. and a Christian Wake Service held at 7:00 p.m. at the Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Albia. Memorials may be directed to Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Melrose. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottpierschbacher.com..