AMerican Veteran 11

George Robert Conley

March 8, 1943 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 79)


George R. Conley passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at home.

Born in Albany, he was the son of the late Frank A. and Mary Ruth (Derbyshire) Conley.  George was raised in the Port Schuyler section of Watervliet and was a veteran of the United States Navy, receiving a Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, and serving from 1961 until 1963.  He is survived by his siblings Bob (Pat) Conley, Sandy (Mike) Tommaney, Tom (Diane) Conley, Kevin (Cindy) Conley, and Tim (Sandra) Conley, his brother-in-law William Lorenz, sister-in-law Marta Conley and sister-in-law Mary Anne Conley. George is also survived by his "North Carolina" family: Kristin (Matt) Ferriter, Scott (Amy) Conley, MaryBeth (Bruce) Barnatones, their children, and many more nieces and nephews. George is predeceased  by his sister Beverly, brothers Frank and Richard, sister-in-law Arlene, sister-in-law Laurie and nephews Larry and Michael.

For several years, George served both as Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America and emergency medical technician for Riverside Ambulance of Menands, NY. He was a long-time member of the Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 and of American Legion Post 503.

A private gathering will be held at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands NY at a later date.

To honor George’s life, contributions may be made to Amedisys, Inc. Attn: Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 or Calabash Fire Department, 892 Persimmon Rd SW, Calabash, NC 28467.

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Michael J Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee, 910-471-5441

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Gathering of Family and Friends will be private


Calabash Fire Department
892 Persimmon Rd., SW, Calabash NC 28467

Amedisys, Inc. Attn: Amedisys Foundation
3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge LA 70816

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