Adella Conlin



Adella Kraft Conlin, 87, of Myrtle Beach and formerly of Westbury, New York, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. She was born March 4, 1930 in Lebanon, New Jersey, daughter of the late John Henry and Dorothy Warren Kraft.

In addition to her parents, Adella was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Theodore Conlin who passed April of 2016 and her sister, Dorothy Huettner.

Adella was a parishioner at St. Michael Catholic Church in Garden City. She firmly believed in the power of prayer and was known as a “Prayer Warrior”. She was actively involved with St. Brigid’s Catholic Church in Westbury, serving as the Minister of Consolation and was a member of the Maria SS Dell’Assunta Society. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cooking. Most important to her was her family and she will forever be remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Judy Hornbeck and husband, Walter of Myrtle Beach, Amy Wright and husband, Lawrence of Murrells Inlet, Peter Conlin and wife, Donna of Tweksbury, MA and Annie Bonura and husband, Steve of Long Island, NY; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Barbara Hickey, Audrey Simmons and Sylvia Muszala.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Burroughs Funeral Home with Father Ed Fitzgerald officiating.

Services will also be held in Westbury, NY and those times will be announced when arrangements have been finalized.

The Conlin family would like to extend their sincere appreciation for the loving and compassionate care shown to them to the entire staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.