Kristopher S. Conlin, Harrisville, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening at his home.
He was born in Gouverneur on August 6, 1975, to John and Pamela Eastman Conlin. He graduated from Harrisville Central School in 1993 and from Mohawk Valley Community College in 1994. 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, motocross, 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 her dearly.
He is survived by 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, and a special adopted sister Kimberly Meilleur, Harrisville.
He is also survived by uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews , cousins.
He is 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 Saturday June 16 at 2 p.m. at the Adirondack Funeral Home, Harrisville, with the Rev. Frances Hemstreet, Pastor of the Harrisville United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Harrisville Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 12 to 2PM prior to the funeral.
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
He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.