Dennis Charles Conley (Uncle Den) passed away in Hollister on April 26, 2007. He was born in McKeesport, PA. He was a long time resident of San Benito County. Dennis was the loving father of Justin and Jessica Conley of Pittsburgh, PA, brother of Frank Conley, sister-in-law PeeJay Conley of Hollister, CA, brother-in-law to Walt Waterman of North Versailles, PA, uncle to Debra Lotz of Hollister, Kenneth Lotz of Pittsburgh PA, Joe Conley of Reno, NV and Melanie Christensen of Ben Lomond, great-uncle to Shawn and Eric Mitchell of Hollister, Kenny, Roxanne, Natalie and Julianne Lotz of Pittsburgh, PA, Caitlin and Eddie Garcia and Stevie Christensen of Ben Lomond, and Kelley Conley of Reno, NV. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Conley and Frances Hunt and by his sister Patricia Waterman.
He was the owner of For Soot Chimney Service. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was active in the San Benito American Legion post 69, San Benito County Republican Party, the San Benito County Militia, and the NRA. He served in the US Navy from October of 1969 to September of 1971.
Friends can pay their respects on Sunday, April 29, 2007 from 12:00 noon until 8:00 P.M. at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. A Mass will be celebrated on Monday, April 30, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. at Immaculate Conception Church in Tres Pinos. Friends can meet at the funeral home at 9:15 A.M. for a procession to the church. Interment & military rites will be on Thurs., May 3, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
Donations are preferred to The American Legion.