2018-03-13 / Obituaries

Barbara Conley

Barbara Josephine Conley, 82, of Equinunk, Pa., died on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at home after a short illness. She was born on March 13, 1935, in Jersey City, N.J., at the Margaret Hague Hospital. She was one of seven children and the daughter of Charles and Josephine Smith. The family moved to Downsville and later to Andes where Barbara graduated from high school and later married her one and only true love, Howard Fulton Conley Jr. Barbara and Howard lived in Boston, Maryland, and New York state prior to returning to Equinunk, Pa.

Barbara is survived by her two children, Caty and Chris, five grandchildren and five of her six siblings.

Barbara has been a lifelong resident of Equinunk, Pa., enjoying the beauty and wildlife surrounding her home on the Delaware River. She was employed in the fields of retail sales, restaurant work, care taking, and enjoyed volunteer work for the Calder House Equinunk Historical Society. Barbara practiced and shared her faith at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church. She was an avid gardener and cook. She enjoyed traveling, her most memorable trip was a cross country trip with her beloved husband, Howard. Barbara treasured her family, neighbors, church and dear friends.

Calling hours were Friday, March 9, at the Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock. A funeral mass was held Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m., at St. Paul’s Church, Hancock. Interment will be in Stockport Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Calder House Equinunk Historical Society, P.O. Box 41, Equinunk, PA 18417.

Arrangements by Henderson- Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock.

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