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
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.
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
Ralph & Melanie Horchler
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.
at Keith's Farm & Dairy Supplies
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
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.
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
The Benda Family
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.
Deitch, Tom Burnhisel and The Big Spring High School Football Team
To let you know that you are in our thoughts and our
Joe and Debbie Frey
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.
farm and the Riggleman family
Our deepest sympathy are with the family - In
our thoughts and prayers
Mike and Wendy Van Wagner
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.
Pete and Ruth Ellerman
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Calvin Conaway Sr.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Diane, we are sorry about your sudden loss of your husband.
Mullen Family - Sean, Allison, Cole, Lucas and Alex
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
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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