The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

November 14, 2013

Scottie Conacher


Star Beacon

HARPERSFIELD — Scottie Conacher, age 82, of Harpersfield, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at home.

He was born in Dundee, Scotland, on July 9, 1931, to Helena (Baxter) and John Conacher. He married Jane (Boomhower) on Oct. 15, 1960 at Assumption Church in Geneva.

Scottie was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. When he came home, he worked for and later retired from Caterpillar as a line foreman. In retirement, Scottie kept busy working part-time at Goodwill. He was a member of the Geneva VFW Post 6846, the Geneva American Legion Post 75 and the Geneva Eagles Aerie 2243. Scottie was also a member of Assumption Catholic Church, where he was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. He was a dedicated family man and provider.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Conacher; daughters, Helena and Molly Conacher; son, Matthew Conacher; grandchildren, Joseph Spikes, and Christopher, Eliazabeth, Kaityln and Hallie Conacher; great-granddaughter, Lylie Conacher; sister, Margaret Conacher of London; sister-in-law, Heather Conacher of Dundee, Scotland; and his 4-legged faithful companion, “Crawford McKenzie Conacher.”

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Christopher, Jimmy and Sidney Conacher; and a sister, Pat Conacher.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16th, at Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St., Geneva, with the Rev. Fr. Melvin E. Rusnak officiating. Final resting place will be Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Geneva.

Obituary may be viewed online at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.