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Obituary for Thomas E. Conrad

Thomas E. Conrad of Freedom, NY passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at the Pines Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Machias at the age of 82.

He was born on December 11, 1941 in Buffalo, NY and was the son of the late Eugene and Irene (Wolniewicz) Conrad. He was a member of St. Mary's Church in Arcade and he loved his God. He was always praying and singing hymns of praise. He was also a past member of the Knights of Columbus.

Tom was a Corrections Officer for the Collins Correctional Facility and was previously a cattle breeder of Eastern Breeder.

He is survived by his wife, Carol (Peterson) Conrad whom he married on February 2, 2003 in Freedom, NY; his children: Matthew (Tabitha) Conrad of Delevan, Heather (Christopher) Sikorski of Machias and Heidi (Robert) Wainwright of New Port, VT; his step-children: David (Nancy) Helmich of Freedom and Jennifer (Chadd) Bishoff of Freedom; his sister, Patricia (late Tom) Harris of North Augusta, SC; also survived by 10 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-son, Joseph Helmich, Jr.

There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11am at St. Mary's Church, 417 W. Main St., Arcade with Rev. Daniel Fawls officiating. Interment will follow in S.S. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Arcade.

Memorials may be made to the Arcade Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 303, Arcade, NY 14009.