Elizabeth M. ‘Libby’ Conrad
Elizabeth M. “Libby” Conrad, 87, Toronto, Ohio, passed away Thursday at Trinity Medical Center West in Steubenville, Ohio.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edward and Mary Fuchs. She married her husband, Robert, at the end of WWII. They later moved to Toronto, Ohio, where she raised her two loving sons.
Surviving are two devoted sons: Robert of Bloomington, Ind., and Mark of Toronto, Ohio; her sister, Frieda Montgomery of Duncansville; her two brothers: Al (Helen) Fuchs of Altoona and Frank Fox of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; a good friend, Sheila Brown of Toronto, Ohio; and a special niece, Beverly of Rochester, N.Y.
Libby was preceded in death by her aunt and uncle, Katherine and George Mayr, who raised her; her husband, Robert, who passed away in 1972; her two brothers: Edward and Charles; and her loving sister, Marian.
Libby was the co-owner of the E&E Bridal Shop in Steubenville. Early on, she was employed at Cooper & Klein Bridal Shop in Steubenville and the former Ohio Valley Hospital.
Libby was a member of the Riverview United Methodist Church in Toronto and the Toronto Senior Citizens Club. In her retirement, she enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends and family. She also volunteered at the Valley Hospice thrift shop. You would often see her at many school sporting and community events.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at J. E. Foster Funeral Homes Inc., 701 Findley St. Toronto, OH 43964. A graveside service will take place at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Blair Memorial Park Cemetery in Bellwood.
Donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be made to the family at www.jefosterfh.com.