Edward J. Conceller 1931-2018
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Edward J. Conceller, 87, formerly of Warren, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
He was born June 3, 1931, in Cleveland, the son of the late Joseph and Amelia Conceller.
Ed was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Warren, where he met his wife of over 63 years, Dorothy Prussey Conceller.
Ed played football for Youngstown College and joined the Air Force in 1952. He served as a staff sergeant in charge of air base supply for the 802nd Strategic Air Command.
Ed was a proud union member at Packard Electric, where he worked for over 40 years, retiring from Delphi in 1991. He enjoyed officiating high school football, playing cards, hunting, driving tour bus and was very proud of his garden. He loved Italian food and especially Sunrise pizza.
He and Dorothy spent their winters in Fort Myers, Fla., and summers at his hunting “cabin” and favorite family gathering place in Polk, Pa.
Ed was an avid Cleveland Indians and Ohio State fan. He had a fantastic sense of humor, some great one-liners and the best stories.
Ed took devoted care of his wife, Dorothy, at the end of her life. Through the stress of her illness, there was never a doubt of his love and concern for her. Their relationship continues as a model for their children and grandchildren.
Edward’s memory will be carried on by his sisters-in-law, Virginia Perotti of Greenville, Pa., and Dorothy Conceller of Seven Hills; his seven daughters, Cheryl (Regis) Shuttic of Warren, Mary Lou Wilson of Warren, Cindy (Steven) Sager of Dayton, Kathy (Marty) Mrofchak of Warren, Julie (Salvador) Padilla of Matthews, N.C., Regina Conceller of Parma and Amy (Mike) Kovalchuk of Denver, N.C.; and his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
His grandchildren include Catherine (William) Archuleta and their son, Ethan of Humble, Texas; Lynn Alderman of Warren; Paul (Carla) Wilson and their daughter, Julia of Bel Air, Md.; Sara McGinley of Warren; Stephen Wilson of Warren; Stephanie (Jason) Kokrak and their son, Declan of Lakewood; John McGinley (Katie) of Boardman; Adam (Danielle) Mrofchak and their daughters, Allie and Emma of Poland; Antonio Padilla and Amanda Padilla of Matthews, N.C.; and Michael, Jacob and Kyle of Denver, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Amelia Conceller; his brother, Samuel Conceller; brother-in-law, Robert Perrotti; sons-in-law, Joseph P. Jarmatcki, Jr. and Robert P. Wilson; and his beloved wife, Dorothy.
A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Warren. Friends and family may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts- Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive NE, Warren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Edward’s name may made to The Levine & Dickson Hospice House of Huntersville, N.C. Web address: https://hpccr.thankyou4caring.org
Friends and family may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com.