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Benjamin Harrison Conklin Sr.

November 18, 1928 ~ September 7, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Benjamin Conklin Sr. Obituary

Benjamin Harrison Conklin Sr., of Wallkill, NY passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023 in Middletown. He was 94 years old.

The son of the late William Homer Conklin Sr and Martha Elizabeth Kelly Conklin, he was born November 18, 1928 in Pomona, NY.

Benjamin served in the United States Army, working in radio communications during the Korean War, where he received the Korean service medal with one bronze star, and the United Nations service medal. He worked as a plant operator for Ward Pavement in Haverstraw, NY and for many years also worked at Tilcon. He was a 50-year member of the Hillcrest fire company in Rockland County New York.

He is survived by his son Benjamin Harrison Conklin Jr. and wife Tammy R Bolson Conklin, their children Benjamin Harrison Conklin III and Mae Lynn Conklin. Late daughter Nora Jean and her late husband Robert Jones, and children Robert Benjamin, Timothy Michael, and Jessica Jean Myers. Son Timothy William and wife Charlotte Lee Jones Conklin and their children Donald Patrick Bolson, Natasha Cherie Conklin, Keirdan Ryan Conklin, Christopher Louis Jones, and Charleen Edith Jones. Daughter Kelly Conklin and significant other Richard Quinones and son Charlie; and many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. He was predeceased by his wife Shelia Jean Call Conklin, his parents and his seven siblings.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 2pm-4pm and 6pm-9pm at Wallkill Funeral Home, 12 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill, NY 12589

The funeral service will take place Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 10am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery, Liberty, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Walden Humane Society, 2489 Albany Post Road, Walden, NY 12586.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 13, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wallkill Funeral Home
12 Bonaventura Ave.
Wallkill, New York 12589

Visitation
Wednesday
September 13, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wallkill Funeral Home
12 Bonaventura Ave.
Wallkill, New York 12589

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Wallkill Funeral Home
12 Bonaventura Ave.
Wallkill, New York 12589

Donations

Walden Humane Society
2489 Albany Post Road, Walden NY 12586
Web: https://waldenhumane.org/

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