Alexandra “Joan” Conroy

Andover, Massachusetts – Alexandra “Joan” Conroy, 97, of Andover, Massachusetts died Saturday December 17,2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 6,1925 in Derby, England to the late Timothy and Alexandrina (McCartney) Reddy.

During WWII she met and married the love of her life, the late Herbert “Con” Conroy, a Staff SGT in the American Army Air Corp. They celebrated 70 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2015.

 She moved to the United States and raised two children, working numerous jobs as a bookkeeper and retiring at 71. Joan was very active in her church, The Free Christian Church of Andover, MA.

Joan was predeceased by her parents, her son James Conroy, sisters Myra Dreher and Heather Monk. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn J. Conroy, a son David and his wife Barbara (Ellis) Conroy, two grandsons Daniel Conroy and David Michael Conroy, Jr. and his wife Danielle, great granddaughter Riley and great grandson Ryan Conroy, as well as nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Wednesday December 21,2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, Andover, MA 01810. A funeral service will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday December 21,2022 in the Free Christian Church, 31 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810. Burial will follow in the West Parish Garden Cemetery in Andover, MA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Christian Church, 31 Elm Street, Andover, MA 01810. For online condolences please visit

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