Ellen Conway Veitch, 71, wife of John Veitch, passed away Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Born in Oswego, NY, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Catharine Conway Sr. Ellen was a nationally known Horse Show Secretary at such major shows as the Classic Company Horse Shows, the Washington International Horse Show, Hampton Classic Long Island, National Horse Show, Gulf Coast Classic, Bluegrass Festival Horse Show, the Kentucky Horses Shows LLC and the Capital Challenge. She is also a certified Show Horse Steward by the United States Equestrian Federation for the Hunter and Jumper Disciplines. Survivors other than her husband include her son, Robert McKeever; her brother, Dan Conway Jr.( Grace), neice Kate of Canandaiguia, N.Y.; and her sister, Cathy Strope (Mark) of Camden, S.C. Buriel will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2409 Members Way, Lexington, Ky. 40504 or St. Jude’s Research Hospital, Memphis Tn. 38105.
On March 6th. there will be a Celebration of Life for Ellen at the National Steeplechase Museum at Springdale Race Course from 5-7 pm. All are welcome.