Vincent P. Conroy

May 18, 1947 - June 30, 2019

Vincent P. Conroy, 72, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Montefiore, Pittsburgh, after an extended illness.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Wallace J. and Catherine (Leonard). On May 8, 1982, he married Connie J. Neely in Hollidaysburg.

Surviving is his wife, Connie; two daughters: Donna J. Arthur and Beth A. Conroy; and two granddaughters: Abigail and Morgan Arthur.

Vincent was an Altoona Area High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart for his service. He retired after 34 years from Norfolk Southern, formerly Conrail.

He was a member of the Swiss Rifle Club and enjoyed reading, pinochle, hunting and fishing, his dog, Zena, and especially spending time with his family.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made either the Vietnam Veterans of America, with checks written to VVA Chapter 967, c/o Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2907 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602 or to Veterans Leadership Program, 2939 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201.

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