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Kenneth Conklin Sr.

April 7, 1945 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Kenneth Conklin Sr. Obituary

Kenneth Conklin Sr., of Irvine, PA, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2023 at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, surrounded by his family.

Ken was born April 7, 1945 in Tidioute,  a son to the late Frank and Agnes (Beardsley) Conklin.  He owned and operated Conklin Logging for many years and worked closely with many other logging companies over the years.  He was a man of God and loved his church and bible study.  His other interest’s were singing, going out to dinner and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, Kenneth Conklin Jr. of Jamestown, Wendy Berlin of Oil City, Tina (John) Williams of Tidioute, Kathy (Stephen) Rafalski of Grand Valley, Karen Bullock of Jamestown and Floyd (Ashley) Atkins of Weldbank; 4 brothers, Russel Conklin of Jamestown, Frank Conklin of Pittsburgh, Walter Conklin of TX and Robert Conklin of FL; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his second wife Gloria Conklin; 2 grandsons, Kenneth Conklin III and Kenneth James Kennedy and many brothers.

A celebration of life will be held and announced at a later date.

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