Edith M. (McClintook) Conrad
Edith M. “Mac” (McClintook) Conrad, 98, of John
Wise Avenue, Essex, wife of the late John H. Conrad, died Sunday, October
31, 2021 in the Seacoast Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester following her
Born in Quebec on April 14, 1923 she was one of the
three children of the late Reuben E. and Gladys D. (McCubbin) McClintook.
Edith was raised in Lancaster, NH where she attended and graduated from
the Lancaster Academy with the Class of 1941. She went on to train at the
Addison Gilbert School of Nursing graduating with the Class of 1945 as a
registered nurse During three years of her training she served as a member
of the Cadet Nurse Corps. which placed her on standby for nursing overseas
during the war effort. Married in 1946 the Conrads made their home at her
late John Wise Avenue address. In the years prior to raising her family
she was employed for thirteen years as an RN at the Addison Gilbert
Hospital in Gloucester.
With a grown family she often volunteered at the
Essex Library. She spent many hours knitting afghans for family and
Edith is survived by two sons, Brian Conrad and his
wife Jayne of Derry, NH, Bruce S. Conrad and his fiance’ Donna Lane of
Essex; a daughter, Linda J. Johnson and her husband Bruce of Essex; three
grandchildren, Matthew Conrad and Jamie Howe both of Manchester, NH, Jason
Conrad of Gloucester and a great grandchild, Riddick Conrad Howe of
Manchester. She was the sister of the late Donald McClintook and the late
Jean McClintook both formerly of Lancaster, NH.
Her funeral service will be held Tuesday 11 am
graveside in Spring Street Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are
cordially welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions in her name may be made to Perkins School for the Blind, 175
N Beacon St, Watertown, MA 02472 and or Senior Care of Gloucester, 49
Blackburn Center, Gloucester, MA 01930.
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