SANDYSTON - Stewart W. Conklin, 54, of Sandyston Township, died Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Newton Medical Center.
Born in Paterson, Stewart was raised in West Milford, then lived in Sussex, and had been a resident of Sandyston Township for the past 25 years. He was former machine operator. He enjoyed fishing and carpentry and was a handyman.
The son of the late Vernon and Georgina (Post) Conklin, Stewart was also predeceased by a brother, Warren Conklin, and two sisters, Brenda Shauger and Millie Conklin. He is survived by his wife, Carol (Brigadier) Conklin; two children, Julie Conklin and Joseph Conklin, both of Sandyston Township; six brothers, Bob, Vernon, Ernie, Eddie, Dave and John Conklin; three sisters, Crystal Fedder, Georgina Farley and Susan Fields; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main St., Branchville, followed by a 6 p.m. Prayer Service.
Memorial donations may be made to The Conklin Family (Carol Conklin).
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Wood Funeral Home
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(973) 948-3030

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Feb. 2, 2014