OBITUARY: Shayne Conway, 19
Passed away Feb. 3, 2012.
Shayne Conway, a member of the Woburn Memorial High School Class of 2011, passed away Feb. 3, 2012.
A candlelight vigil was held in Shayne's honor over the weekend at Horn Pond.
According to Shayne's mother, the 19-year-old's heart, left kidney and right kidney were successfully transplanted into needing patients after his death.
On Shayne's Facebook page, Mrs. Conway wrote: "It's heartwarming to know he touched so many of you with his big heart, contagious laugh and smile, and oh, that personality of his."
"Shayne always wanted to give of himself—helping out others is what made him happy," she continued. "He brought so many of us so much happiness... Because of Shayne, three people have been given life. I thought I could never be prouder of him and then this miracle happens."
Shayne Conway died Feb. 3, 2012 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, MA.
He was born on October 13, 1992, the son of Daniel and Doreen (Hanlon) Conway. He enjoyed listening to music, going to concerts and taking long walks.
Family members include his parents of Woburn, MA; his maternal grandmother, Jean (Young) Hanlon of Peabody, MA; his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Tracy) Conway of Watertown, MA and uncles, aunts and cousins.
Donations may be made in Shayne's memory to McLean Hospital, Development Office, 115 Mill St., Belmont, MA 02478.