October 23, 1920 ~ June 15, 2006
Hamden - Joseph J. Conroy, Jr., 85, of 255 Riverside Dr., husband of Anne Tighe Conroy passed away Thurs., June 15, 2006. He was born in Seymour, CT, Oct. 23, 1920, son of the late Joseph James and Judith Anderson Conroy and he volunteered for the Navy during WW II. Following the war, under the V 12 program, he graduated from Wooster Polytech. He remained in the reserves and was called to Korea, and later stayed in the reserves for twenty years. Mr. Conroy was employed as a Mechanical Engineer for various companies in the New Haven area. He was a member of the Retired Military Officers Association and the USS Wharton Assoc. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Atty. Thomas M. Conroy of Hamden, and Joseph J. and his wife, Heloise Conroy III of Hardwick, MA. He was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Callahan. Friends may call at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN on Sunday, June 18 from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral service for family and friends will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Greater New Haven Chapter 2, c/o Cosino Melillo, Treasurer, 125 Putnam Avenue, Apt. 104, Hamden, CT 06517.