Oscar Ski Conceison, 85, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Monday evening at the Copley of Stoughton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Marie (Mullen) Conceison. Born in Easton, May 4, 1926, a son of the late Joseph and Philomena (Dantas) Conceison, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army, Company D 7th Infantry 3rd Division and participated in the Battle of the Bulge. Upon discharge, he began his career as a mechanic working for Sundells Auto & Garage of Easton for 26 years. Ski later became the Transportation Supervisor for the Southeastern Regional School District, a position he held for 30 years. A longtime member of the Easton VFW and the Easton Rod & Gun Club, he enjoyed playing the accordion and played in the Band called Ski & the Skidoos of Easton. He is survived by his children, James Conceison and his wife Sheilah of Easton, Ann Bell and her husband John of Topsfield, Nancy Riley and her husband John of Braintree and Kara Fernandes of Easton; brother of Joseph Conceison of Middleton, Elizabeth Schumacher of Taunton and the late Edward Conceison; also survived by seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington St. (Rte. 138), Easton, Friday at 11 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, Easton, at noon. Interment with military honors will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Easton. Visiting hours Thursday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Skis memory may be sent to the Lost Coin Womens Fund, P.O. Box 82, Milton, MA 02186. For directions or condolences, www.kanefuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Oct. 5, 2011