— Kristopher S. Conlin, 36, of County Route 23,
died unexpectedly Wednesday evening at his home.
Born Aug. 6, 1975, in Gouverneur, the son of John and Pamela
Eastman Conlin, he graduated in 1993 from Harrisville
Central School and from Mohawk Valley Community College in
He married Chrishelle Jackson at ST. Francis Solonus
Catholic Church October 4, 2003.
Although their marriage ended in divorce, they remained
especially close friends.
He obtained his
journeyman status as a sheet metal fabricator from Local 58
Sheet Metal Workers International in Syracuse. He was
employed by Farley Roofing in Gouverneur, Gouverneur Talc
and Jenkins Heating and Cooling also in Gouverneur.
He enjoyed golfing, motorcross, cooking and spoiling his
daughters Gabby and MaKenna, and played an important part in
the life of Khloe Gail Hadfield as the only “daddy” she
has known and he loved
Surviving are his parents of Harrisville; his ex wife,
Chrishelle, Harrisville; a daughter, MaKenna Rose,
Harrisville; a brother, Matthew, Edwards; two sisters and a
brother-in-law, Nicole and Jonathan Spencer, Harrisville,
Stacy, Boulton’s Landing; a special adopted sister,
Kimberly Meilleur, Harrisville; uncles, aunts, nieces,
He was predeceased by his daughter, Gabrielle, who died
August 26, 2011; maternal and paternal grandparents, Ornan
and Lucille Eastman and Francis and Grace Conlin.
A funeral for Kris will be held 2 p.m. Saturday June 16, at
the Adirondack Funeral Home, Harrisville, with Rev. Frances
Hemstreet, pastor of the Harrisville United Methodist Church,
officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrisville Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held noon to 2 p.m. prior to the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, 10415
Euclid Ave Cleveland OH 44106, the Life Skills Class at
Harrisville Central School Pirate Lane, Harrisville, NY or
the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation 8085 Saltsburg
Road, Suite 201, Pittsburgh,
PA 15239 or the Harrisville United Methodist Church Pastor
Discretionary Fund PO Box 185,
Harrisville, NY 13648.
Online condolences may be made
Information provided by
Adirondack Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown,