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George James Conaghan

September 18, 1943 — June 13, 2023

Broomall, PA

George James Conaghan, age 79, of Broomall, PA, passed away unexpectedly on June 13, 2023. 

Born Doorin, County Donegal, Ireland, he was the son of the late Thomas and Frances (née McLaughlin) Conaghan. 

George was a long-time member of the Donegal Association of Philadelphia and was part of the Donegal Bowling League.  He was an antique and car collector enthusiast and enjoyed spending every summer with family and friends at Spring Gulch Campground in Lancaster County.  George loved to sing and you could always count on him for a song on every occasion.

George was the beloved husband of Anna (née Doherty) Conaghan; the loving father of Frances A. Genthert (John), Linda S. Banes (the late Edward), the late Eileen M. Conaghan and George J. Conaghan, Jr. (Kelly).  He was the proud grandfather of Edward Banes, Kaitlyn Siolek (Armand), Mark Banes (Peggy), Jonathan Genthert, Zachary Kline, Daniel Genthert, John Banes, Annemarie Banes, Thomas Banes, James Conaghan, and Alice Conaghan.   He is also survived by his brothers, Thomas Conaghan (Mary) and Andrew Conaghan (Nancy), and is predeceased by his brother, Charles Conaghan, and sister, Sarah McGee (Michael). 

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, Wednesday Evening, June 21, 2023, 6:30 – 8:30 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA  19073, 610-353-6300, and to his Funeral Mass, Thursday, June 22, 2023, 10:30 AM at St. Dorothy Church, 4910 Township Line Road, Drexel Hill, PA  19026. Funeral Mass to be live streamed by St. Dorothy's Church beginning at approximately 10:30 AM via YouTube.  Please click the following link to view Funeral Mass:   https://www.youtube.com/@saintdorothyparish3153/streams. Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

 

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in his honor to St. Dorothy's Church, 4910 Township Line  Rd., Drexel Hill, PA 19026 or at the following link https://www.stdotsdrexelhill.org/

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Service Schedule

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Viewing

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

6:30 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

Donohue Funeral Home - Newtown Square

3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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Thursday, June 22, 2023

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