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John T. Conaway, 51, of Newville, passed away suddenly from a heart attack on Monday, February 15, 2010, in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Sunday, July 20, 1958, in Olney, Maryland, and is the son of Joan (Clark) Conaway of Newville and the late Clifton D. Conaway.

John graduated in 1976 from Glenelg High School in Glenegle, MD. Since 1993, he and his wife have continued the family business of owning and operating Pine Haven Christmas Tree and Livestock Farm in Newville, which was established in 1965. John also raised and sold livestock, and was currently an officer of the PA Suffolk Sheep Assoc. and a National Director of the United Suffolk Sheep Association. He was an active supporter of 4-H and FFA Judging and Youth Programs. He was a member of the Cold Springs Hunting Club and Dickinson Presbyterian Church both of Carlisle.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Dianne (Eberts) Conaway, a son, Shane M. (and his wife, Emily) Conaway of Newville, one granddaughter, Alexis D. Conaway his father-in-law, E. Richard Eberts of Waynesboro and two sisters-in-law; Jane Eberts of Carlisle and Betsy Eberts, Vero Beach, FL.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2010, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Jeanette E. Mater officiating. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until time of the services at the funeral home. The family will also receive friends immediately following the services on Sunday at the Carlisle Y.W.C.A. for a time of fellowship and refreshments. Burial will be in Dickinson Presbyterian Church Cemetery at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dickinson Presbyterian Church, 12 Church Rd., Carlisle, PA 17013 or to American Heart Assoc., 1019 Mumma Rd., Wormleysburg, PA 17043.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of need. May the good lord help you find comfort and keep your friends and family close as it is what will give you strength. Know too that John will be missed by many.
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 We are keeping your family in our prayers. John was a good man who really helped us advance our Suffolk flock. He will be greatly missed.

 Clay Vincent & Family Laurel, DE
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Ralph & Melanie Horchler
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We are sorry for the loss of your husband, father, brother, friend.  John was a wonderful man and will be missed much in our community.  God be with you at this time.

Everyone at Keith's Farm & Dairy Supplies
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We are so saddened to hear of the loss of such a passionate Suffolk breeder.  He will truely be missed by many.  Our prayers go out to his family.

Martin & Chris Auville
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I am so sorry to hear that Mr. Conaway has passed away so suddenly. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.

Brenda Hildebrand
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 Dear Dianne and Shane
John had really become a good friend over the last few years. The Suffolk family will miss his passion for the breed. May God bless you in your time of sorrow.

 The Benda Family
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I am so saddened to hear the news of John's sudden passing. He was a great man, someone I was very fond of and always enjoyed. Please know our thoughts and prayer's are with you.

Gay Deitch, Tom Burnhisel and The Big Spring High School Football Team
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To let you know that you are in our thoughts and our prayers.

Joe and Debbie Frey
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of need, John you will be greatly missed.  U were a great friend to have.  God be with you at this time.

Gooseneck farm and the Riggleman family
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 Our deepest sympathy are with the family - In our thoughts and prayers

Mike and Wendy Van Wagner
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 Dear Dianne,
We are saddened to hear of your tragic loss. We will keep you and Shane in our prayers. If we can help in any way please let us know.

Love,
Pete and Ruth Ellerman
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Mrs. Conaway & family,
 Words can not begin to express how sorry we are to hear of the passing of your husband!  Know that he is in the loving arms of our lord and you will see him again.  May memories of your life together bring you comfort at this very difficult time! Wishing that there was some way to take away your pain!

 Jason, Tracey, Jacob & Olivia Mohler
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  Dear Mrs. Conaway,
We were deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved husband. Your entire school family is grieving for you as well. You and your family are being lifted up in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With love,

 The Maksin Family, Jonathan, Stacy, Laura and Adam
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Our neighborhood is full of trees that John planted for us over the years.  We will miss his clear, blunt advice, his humor, and, of course, seeing him at Christmastime.  Christmas won't be the same without him.  We wish you peace, and joyful memories of a wonderful man.
 
 Your neighbors in Callapatscink
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John was a really good friend of mine and our family. He was an asset to his family, the Suffolk Breed and his community and will be missed. May God be with Diane & Shane and their families during this time.

Bill MacCauley
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 Dear Dianne & Shane,
My heart goes out to you as you go through this time of bereavement. Know that I deeply sympathize with you. I can not imagine how it has hit you because John was always involved in something. Please extend my sympathy to the other members of your family and if there is anything I can do to help with your grief, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Bob Leib
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Dianne & Shane,
You are in our thoughts and prayers.  John was very helpful when my brothers and I began our Suffolk flock.  He will be deeply missed.

Jeff & Deb Bollinger
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My condolences.  John was certainly one of a kind and a great friend.  A man who will be remembered for being happy to do anything, for anybody at anytime.

Mac Magee
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My family and I had the pleasure of meeting John at the West VA Sheep Sale 3 years ago.  He was very supportive and offered advice to a young couple trying to get started in his business.  We will miss seeing him at all the sales and functions we attend.  Please know that we are praying for his family during this hard time.

 Caci Nance
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 Our prayers are with your family in this hard time and will continue to think of you.  What a shock to hear, he will be missed!

Bill and Susan Haines
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 The farm you work now is blessed with Gods love. The yield is plenty, never to stop, it awaits us all, like it or not. The journey youv'e made is at peace for you now. I always loved you and was proud of your way. I know you'll be happy, I'll see you someday. So long my cousin your life here was rough in the begining but you put that aside and worked to make it better until you reached the farm in the sky.

 Douglas Calvin Conaway Sr.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

The Appleby Family
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Diane, we are sorry about your sudden loss of your husband.

Sincerely,
The Mullen Family - Sean, Allison, Cole, Lucas and Alex

Allison Mullen
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We were so sorry to hear about John's passing. John will surely be missed by the sheep industry. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

 Linda & Walter Stocker -Pinewood Farms

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Aunt Joan and Dianne, please accept our deepest sympathy.  Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of sorrow.
Love to all
Doralyn, Jamie and Family
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