Philip M. Conley


Stephens City VA. - Philip M. Conley passed away on May 24, 2019. He was born October 10, 1930 in Presque Isle to Charles and Anna Mae Nesbitt Conley and lived much of his life in northern Maine before relocating to Virginia in 2008.
Mr. Conley was an Air Force veteran, serving four years, two of which were in overseas destinations. He was accorded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal prior to an honorable discharge in 1955.
Upon return to civilian life, he embarked on a 31-year career in Maine with New England Telephone Co. and its successor, NYNEX Corp. that culminated in his 1986 retirement. Never one to sit idly-by, Mr. Conley accepted employment with North Maine Woods, a non-profit organization that manages public use of private forest lands in northwestern Maine; working through 2000.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janice Dodge Conley; daughters, Karen Walker (Dan) of Winchester, Va. and Kathy Stewart (Chip) of Snellville, Ga.; grandchildren, Megan Tuggle (Andrew), Eric Walker (Samantha), Patrick Stewart, and Brian Stewart (Brittany); great-grandson, Colton Stewart; and sister, Kay Adams (Harold) of Washburn, Maine.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Hazel Staples, Helen Wisneski, Dorothy Edens, Hilma Nickerson and brothers, Gilford, Linwood, Donald, Delbert, Milford and Elwood Conley.
He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Stephens City where a private celebration-of-life service was held for family on May 26.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, VA 22601, or Macedonia United Methodist Church, 1941 Macedonia Church Road, White Post, VA 22663.
Please view obituaries and tribute wall at
To plant a tree in memory of Philip M. Conley, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on June 2, 2019
Plant a tree in memory
of Philip
Plant a tree

Obituary published in

Arrangements by


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

0 posts

Be the first to share a memory or condolence.