Lorena Ann (Conaway) Tonkovich

March 17, 1932 ~ April 14, 2020 (age 88)


Lorena Ann Conaway Tonkovich of Fairmont, WV passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Legacy Health and Rehabilitation in Greensboro, GA. She was born on March 17, 1932 in Barrackville, WV to the late William Conaway and Virginia Shriver Conaway.  She graduated from Barrackville High School in the class of 1950 and married Louis Tonkovich on June 15, 1957 in Barrackville, WV. Most of her life she was a homemaker raising their two children, Sheri and Mark. She was a fabulous cook, enjoyed gardening, flowers and birds and derived much pleasure in being with her family. Five years ago she moved to Georgia to live closer to her daughter Sheri.    

She is survived by a daughter, Sheri Ann Mortimer and her husband Greg Mortimer of Greensboro, GA and a son, Mark Tonkovich of Morgantown, WV; four grandchildren, Olivia Mortimer, Lauren Mortimer, Kane Tonkovich and Shae Tonkovich and a number of other relatives and many friends. In addition to her husband, Louis Tonkovich, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Conaway.

A Celebration of Lorena Tonkovich's Life will be held at a later date and she will be interred at Garrett County Memorial Gardens in Oakland, MD next to her beloved husband. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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