SALAMANCA - Glenn A. Conklin, 83, of Chestnut Street, formerly of Lincoln Avenue, died Friday afternoon (Aug. 23, 2013) at Olean General Hospital following a short illness.
Born Feb. 4, 1930, in Tidioute, Pa., he was a son of the late Glenn and Grace Bowles Conklin.
He had been a self-employed timber contractor and had worked at Empire Woods Bat Mill for many years.
Glenn was a member of the American Legion Hughes-Skiba Post No. 535 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars
John F. Ahrens Post No. 5296.
He enjoyed coin collecting and watching NASCAR racing and football.
Surviving are two daughters, Lisa McDonald of Falconer and Sheila (Scott) Nations of Imperial, Mo.; a son, Christopher Conklin of Jamestown; their mother, Barbara Daniels Conklin of Falconer; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Clair (Betty) Conklin of Salamanca, Wayne (Kathryn) Conklin of Salamanca and Norman (Sally) Conklin of Spring Creek, Pa.; four sisters, Lucy Kennedy of Plano, Texas, Marie (Ron) Selig of Phoenix, Ariz., Joyce Beals of Florida and Donna (Doug) Juhola of Littleton, Colo.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by a son, Glenn Conklin III; two sisters, Mildred Conklin and Delores Lindsay; and two brothers, Marshall Conklin and Roy Conklin.
There will be no visitation or services.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Rourke & O'Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca.
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