KILMARNOCK—Mary Elizabeth Conord of Kilmarnock died on July 17, 2017 at 11:05 p.m.
Mrs. Conord was born February 12, 1930, in Prince Frederick. Md., the first of three children of Benjamin Fuller Stevens and Jennie Hutchins Stevens. She graduated from Calvert County High School as salutatorian of her class in 1948.
She graduated from Maryland General Hospital School of Nursing with a degree in nursing and got her R.N. in 1951. She worked at Maryland General Hospital and met and married Donald B. Conord on March 22, 1958.
Mr. and Mrs. Conord hereafter resided in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia. While residing in these states, Mrs. Conord worked full time in all aspects of nursing. Mrs. Conord studied drug and alcohol abuse in USSR, infectious diseases in Kenya, East Africa and acupuncture in China.
Mr. and Mrs. Conord enjoyed traveling and traveled all over the world. Her hobby was photography. She has photos throughout their home and could travel around the world with her photos.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Conord; their children, Lizabeth Ann Conord of Alexandria, Heidi Lee Bleakley and her husband, Jamie M. Bleakley of Springfield, Jacqueline Stevens Reiff, and her husband, Henry A. Reiff of Westminster, Md., and Mark Stevens Conord and his wife, Ghana H. Conord of Tampa, Fla.; their grandchildren, Benjamin Reiff, Chandra Reiff, Nicole Conord, Megan Bleakley, Michael Bleakley, Andrew Conord, Andrea Conord and Matthew Conord.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock. Interment will follow the service at Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 21, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to RWC Foundation, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA 22480.