Hugh F. Conkright, Sr., 91, of Wellsboro passed away Monday, October 21, 2019, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro. Born September 12, 1928 to Francis and Lucille (Nichols) Conkright in Montour Falls, NY, he was raised in Wellsboro by his grandmother Nancy Nichols. He graduated from Wellsboro High School, class of 1946, and on August 30, 1949, he married Barbara J. Learn, with whom he shared 70 years of marriage. He served in the Army National Guard. Hugh worked as a salesman at Ralph’s Ford in Mansfield, and in his earlier days he was a bell hop at the Penn Wells in Wellsboro. He attended the Charleston Baptist Church, enjoyed photography, classic cars and the fancy new ones, and he especially loved his family.
Hugh is survived by his wife: Barbara J. Conkright of Wellsboro; a daughter-in-law: Donna Conkright of Wellsboro; two grandchildren: Barbara J Conkright (Frank Konopka) of Mansfield, and Mary Ellen Conkright of Wellsboro; a great-grandson: Micah Ardon Conkright; 3 brothers: Dean Bacorn (Becky) of New Albany, PA, Duane Bacorn (Maryanne) of Dushore, PA, and Dale Bacorn (Daisy) of Durbin, WV; two sisters: Pearl Tomassi of Montour Falls, NY, ad Ruby Parker of Watertown, NY; several brothers and sisters – in – law, nieces and nephews, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his son Hugh F. Conkright, Jr. on September 27, 2017.
Friends and family are invited to the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA Friday, October 25, 2019 from 10-11am to pay tribute to Hugh’s life with funeral to follow at 11am, Pastor Brad Prouty officiating. Burial in Wellsboro Cemetery. To share a memory or condolence with Hugh’s family please visit: www.tusseymosher.com
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