Janet M. Conrad, 70, of Derry Twp., died Friday, April 14, 2023 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, surrounded by her family.
She was born December 28, 1952, in Latrobe, the daughter of the late Clair J. “Bucky” Long and Peggy Lou (Tiberi) Long-Bolinger.
Prior to retirement Janet worked at Latrobe Health and Rehabilitation Center as an LPN and the Latronics Corporation for 29 years. Her greatest achievement was going to nursing school at the age of 58. She attended the Tree of Life Assembly of God Church and was a life member of the Twin Maples Hunt Club.
Besides her parents Janet is preceded in death by her husband James C. Conrad in 2019; step father Roy Bolinger; granddaughter Ashley Conrad and one brother Joseph Long.
Janet is survived by her four step children James K. Conrad and wife Bonnie of Latrobe, Judy A. Conrad and David Jett of Fulton, MO, Beverly J. Waggle and husband Nick of Derry, and Russell L. Conrad and Stacey Wolf of Latrobe; three siblings John Long and wife Mary of Blairsville, Dolores “Dee” Springer of Latrobe, and Richard Long of Bolivar; one half-sister Sally Marling of Bellaire, OH; numerous step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
At her request there will be no viewing or services. The family has entrusted the funeral arrangements with Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry 724-694-8331.
Thank you to all friends, neighbors, family, church, and Dr. Evans and staff who helped her through her courageous battle of cancer.
In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to the Tree of Life Assembly of God Church, 1005 Cedar St, Latrobe, PA 15650 or ASPCA, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96929, Washington DC 20090-6929.
Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
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