Eugene Conklin

Eugene B. "Uncle Gene" Conklin

1934

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Obituary of Eugene B. Conklin

Mr. Eugene B. "Uncle Gene" Conklin of Sparrowbush, NY, died Monday, December 5th at home. He was 71. He was born April 26, 1934 in Haverstraw, NY the son of the late Harvey and the late Mae Ludwig Conklin. He worked in the Maintainence Dept. for Bear Mountain State Park for many years where he was also referred to as Uncle Gene. Uncle Gene was a member of St. Peters R.C. Church, Haverstraw, NY and the AARP. Uncle Gene did not join many organization but found it in his heart to support the needy by giving to many organizations. He was particularly supportive of those organizations that involved children in need. Uncle Gene gave to Salvation Army, St. Judes Childrens Hospital, Omaha Home for Boys, Covenant House and the Heritage Foundation to name just a few. A family statement read: "Uncle Gene was a very gentle and giving Man who never had a bad thing to say and was loved by all who knew him." Surviving are: Sister: Marie Hopko Sparrowbush, NY Sister: Patricia Vogelsang Walden, NY Also Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Great Great Nieces and Great Great Nephews. Friends may call at the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis on Friday, December 9th from 2- 4 & 7 - 9 pm Funeral services will be held at Saturday, December 10th at 10:00 AM from Gray-Parker Funeral Home, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis with Father Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Port Jervis, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, T.N. 38105-1905 Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com
Friday
9
December

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, December 9, 2005
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 East Main Street
Port Jervis, New York, United States
Friday
9
December

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, December 9, 2005
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 East Main Street
Port Jervis, New York, United States
Saturday
10
December

Service

10:00 am
Saturday, December 10, 2005
Gray-Parker Funeral Home
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States