Elizabeth Conklin

Obituary of Elizabeth R. Conklin

Elizabeth R. Conklin

Port Jervis, NY


Elizabeth R. Conklin of Port Jervis, NY, died unexpectedly in a motorcycle accident on Friday, September 27, 2019 in Sullivan County, NY.  She was 43.

She was born December 20, 1975 in Dunedin, FL the daughter of the late Horace Emanuel and Sondra Goodale Nelson.

A family statement read: “She was a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend.  Elizabeth was a hard working woman.  She and her husband Dennis worked together in construction and were inseparable.  She was a tough woman and a cancer survivor.  She will be greatly missed.”


Surviving are:

Her loving husband Dennis Conklin of Port Jervis, NY

4 beloved children: Destiny, Brittney, Dennis Jr., and Stephanie Conklin   

2 grandchildren: Aubriella Hoffman and Chase Homer

her loving mother Sondra Nelson

3 siblings:        Jennifer Kinseher                  

                        Stacy Chewning                     

                        James Turner                         

Sister in law:   Debra Brown

3 Brothers in Law: Donny, Steven, and Joseph Conklin

Her special uncle, Dennis DeGroat

Also many nieces, nephews and cousins

She was predeceased by her sister, Tammy Sue Emanuel  and her mother-in-law, Virginia Colo.


Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on Monday, October 7, 2019 from11am - 1pm.


Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1:00pm at the funeral home.


Burial will be at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com.