Rhinecliff, NY – Nancy Plank Conklin, 81, passed away January 13 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She is survived by her husband, Jack Conklin of Rhinecliff, her son David Straub of Conshohocken, PA, and stepsons, Thomas Conklin of Greensboro, NC, and Todd Conklin of Brandan, FL., four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and her sister, Mary Jane Copp of Brookfield, CT.
Nancy was the daughter of Curtis and Katherine Plank of Catskill, NY, and a graduate of Catskill High School and Albany Business College. She was employed by the Poughkeepsie Savings Bank, was Office Manager for United Way of Dutchess County, and joined IBM Poughkeepsie in 1981. Nancy retired in 1996 as a manager responsible for the maintenance and furnishing of several IBM properties in the Poughkeepsie area.
Nancy was a member of the Junior League of Poughkeepsie and co-founder of the Hyde Park Historical Society Museum. Nancy joined the initial year of Bard College’s Lifetime Learning program.
There will be no calling hours; a memorial service will be scheduled at the convenience of the family.
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