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Michael W. Conklin

September 10, 1953 — April 27, 2023


Michael W. Conklin, 69, of Groton passed away on April 27, 2023 at the VA Medical Center, Syracuse. Born September 10, 1953 in Cortland, he was a son of the late Francis and Pauline (Metcalf) Conklin. Mike retired after 25 years with Tompkins County as a maintenance worker in the Department of Facilities. He resided in Groton for many years, and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He was an avid golfer at Stonehedges Golf Course and enjoyed weekly card games with his best friend, Brian Haner.  He loved his family and enjoyed puttering in the garden. He was also an avid fan of the NY Yankees and NY Giants.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Monica (Cardonia) Conklin; sisters: Paula (Conklin) Brown (Mike King) and Charlotte (Conklin) Strauf; brother, Paul Conklin (Jane); in-laws, Pamela (Cardonia) & Mark Nicholson and Candy (Cardonia) & Sal Janke; seven nieces; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, John Conklin.
A "Celebration of Life" will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at the Shurtleff Funeral Home, 103 Lincoln Avenue, Groton.  Family and friends will gather afterwards at the Carrington-Fuller Post 800, American Legion.
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Celebration of Life

Thursday, May 4, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shurtleff Funeral Home- Groton

103 Lincoln Ave, Groton, NY 13073

A Celebration of Life will take place at 1:00pm. Friends and family will gather afterwards at Carrington-Fuller Post 800 American Legion, 307 Main St., Groton, NY.

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