Obituaries

Albert A. Konegan – 2/9/2019

February 13th, 2019

Albert “Al” Andrew Konegan, Sr., 92 years old, of Claymont, DE, died peacefully on Saturday, February 9, 2019.  Born and raised in Marcus Hook, PA to Albert and Helen (Morris) Konegan, he moved to Claymont, DE in 1949 with his beloved wife of 62 years, Pauline “Fridge” (Marcin) Konegan, who predeceased him in 2009.  He was also predeceased by his siblings: Catherine Hagstron, Betty Konegan and Donald Konegan.

He graduated from Eddystone High School in Eddystone, PA as a three-sport varsity letterman in 1944. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and served his country proudly during World War 11 on the USS New York and USS Wyoming, until his honorable discharge in 1946.

After his discharge from the Navy, he started his 39-year career at Sun Oil Corporation as a laboratory technician and became a member of the Sun Oil Honor Club upon his retirement in 1984.  He was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Claymont DE.

Al was very active in the community, coaching little league baseball for 15 years, playing intramural softball for various organizations, becoming a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, and was a member of the Marcus Hook Old Timers Association.  He was an avid sports fan who followed the Eagles and the Phillies, as well as his own family’s athletic endeavors.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Helen Ann Naugle (Jack) of Sterling, VA, Albert A. Konegan, Jr. (Kathy) of Aston, PA, and Susan E. Konegan of Claymont, DE; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home, 1459 Market Street Linwood, PA.  Friends and family are invited to call at the funeral home from 9:30 to 11:00 am.  Burial will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood PA.

2 thoughts on “Albert A. Konegan – 2/9/2019

  • By Joann Urban Morgan on

    I knew Fridge and Al for more than 70 years. I went to Chester High a few years behind Fridge. I worked at Sun Oil as a secretary from 1951 – 1955 and Al was a gas tester whose office was near mine. My condolences to the family. I have many happy memories of them. My husband was also from Marcus Hook.

  • By Joann Urban Morgan. on

    I knew Fridge and Al for more than 70years. Fridge was a few years ahead of me at Chester High and Al was a gas tester at Sun Oil when I worked around the corner from him from 1951-1955. My husband was also from Marcus Hook. Al is probably the last of the Marcus Hook gang. My sincere condolences to the family..

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