OBITUARY

Bernhard "Barney" F. Coneybeer

June 23, 1926April 8, 2021

Bernhard Frank “Barney” Coneybeer, 94 of Jefferson, died peacefully Thursday, April 8, 2021 in the Donnell House. He was born June 23, 1926 in Leckrone, a son of the late Thomas and Anna Volk Coneybeer. Barney served as a PFC in the United States Army during WWII and fought in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the Philippines. He worked at Crucible Mine and then National Mine in Isabella as a General Mine Foreman. On September 18, 1947 he married Frances Belle McMinn, who survives. Barney and Frances enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the United States and Canada in their motor home. Also surviving are four children, Frances Belle (David) Russell of Westbrook, CT, Judy Ann (Giovanni Piteo) Zaremba of Ocean City, MD, Bernhard Frank (Denise) Coneybeer Jr. of Carmichaels, and Jeffrey Alan (Daneen) Coneybeer of Jefferson; nine grandchildren, John David (Heather) Russell, Benjamin Bernhard (Emily) Russell, Katherine Frances (Christopher Raymond) Russell, Tera Ann (Floyd) Clutter, Tatia Lynn (Donnie) Riggans, Daniel Frank (Angelica) Coneybeer, Alan Michael Coneybeer, Emily Rose (Brandon) Hinchey, and Jeffrey Alan (Signa) Coneybeer Jr.; 14 great grandchildren, Carolyn Ann Clutter, Preston Anthony Clutter, Bohdan William Riggans, Conlan Bernhard Riggans, Harrison William Russell, Iris Katherine Russell, Molly Katherine Russell, John Cameron Russell, Tyler Coneybeer, Evan Coneybeer, Dahlia Coneybeer, Layla Hinchey, Mason James Coneybeer, and Zoey Renee Coneybeer. Deceased are two sisters, Anna Katherine Coneybeer and Margaretta Coneybeer; and three brothers, George Coneybeer, William Coneybeer and Robert Coneybeer. Private Services have been entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA. 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com. Donations may be made to the Donnell House of Washington or to a local Veterans organization.

  • FAMILY

  • Frances McMinn Coneybeer, Spouse
  • Frances Belle (David) Russell, Daughter
  • Judy Ann (Giovanni Piteo) Zaremba, Daughter
  • Bernhard Frank (Denise) Coneybeer Jr., Son
  • Jeffrey Alan (Daneen) Coneybeer, Son
  • Nine grandchildren, John David (Heather) Russell, Benjamin Bernhard (Emily) Russell, Katherine Frances (Christopher Raymond) Russell, Tera Ann (Floyd) Clutter, Tatia Lynn (Donnie) Riggans, Daniel Frank (Angelica) Coneybeer, Alan Michael Coneybeer, Emily Rose (Brandon) Hinchey, and Jeffrey Alan (Signa) Coneybeer Jr.; 14 great grandchildren, Carolyn Ann Clutter, Preston Anthony Clutter, Bohdan William Riggans, Conlan Bernhard Riggans, Harrison William Russell, Iris Katherine Russell, Molly Katherine Russell, John Cameron Russell, Tyler Coneybeer, Evan Coneybeer, Dahlia Coneybeer, Layla Hinchey, Mason James Coneybeer, and Zoey Renee Coneybeer.


    Deceased are two sisters, Anna Katherine Coneybeer and Margaretta Coneybeer; and three brothers, George Coneybeer, William Coneybeer and Robert Coneybeer.

Services

  • Private Services

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Janice Jones

April 10, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of your father's passing. May
the happy memories of the years you had him give you comfort. Thinking of you at this time. Sincerely, John and Janice

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