HORNELL-Marvin R. Conley, 65, of 472 Seneca St., North Hornell, died Monday morning (January 30, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, following a brief illness.
Born in Bath, NY on October 8, 1951, he was the son of Melbourne & Olive (Fleischman) Conley.
Marvin grew up in the Bath / Hammondsport area and later resided in Red Bank, TN (a suburb of Chattanooga, TN) where he graduated from High School. He was a Veteran of the US Marine Corp and was stationed in Paris Island, SC.
A resident of the Hornell area for the past 28 years, Marvin had been employed at Loohn’s Cleaners for about 12 years and purchased the business about 16 years ago. He also kept busy working many “Side-Jobs” as a “Jack of All Trades” in the Hornell Community.
Marvin had been a member of the Hornell IOOF, the Hornell American Legion and the Hornell VFW where he was past commander. He was a former member of the North Hornell Fire Department and currently was a member of the South Hornell Fire Department.
In his younger years, Marvin served as Troop Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed rooting for his favorite driver, Kyle Busch.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Clarence Conley, Gerald Conley and Joseph Conley.
Surviving are his brother, David (Donna) Conley of Pulteney, NY; many nieces, nephews & cousins.
At Marvin’s request there will be no calling hours. Friends are invited to attend a “Celebration of Life” on Saturday at 6:00 PM at the Hornell VFW on Canisteo St., Hornell, NY.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.
Marvin’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the South Hornell Fire Department.
To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.