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Arlene M. (Donnelly) Conley

August 3, 1942 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 79)


Arlene M. Conley, age 79, of Cranberry Twp., passed away on Saturday morning, June 11, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.

Born in McKeesport, PA on August 3, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Bernard “Red” and Eleanor “Nora” Sauter Donnelly. She was raised in Carnegie/Heidelberg. She attended St. Luke’s for schooling and maintained her residence mostly in the surrounding Pittsburgh area with Cranberry Township being her home for the last 35 years.

Arlene was a member of St. Ferdinand’s Church in Cranberry Twp. She also volunteered with the Cranberry Historical Society, doing tours of the School house.

She will be remembered for her kind, compassionate spirit and her infectious laugh.

She was a wonderful wife to Paul Conley, Sr. and helped run their restaurant together from 1974-84. After a brief stint in Florida, she returned to Pittsburgh and worked for Allstate Insurance until her retirement.

Arlene is survived by sons, Harold “Mickey” Hewitt (Tracy) in Georgia and Michael Conley (Heather) of Mars, a daughter, Renee DeWitt (Michael) in Arkansas, nine grandchildren, two sisters, Kathleen Bado (George) of Heidelberg and Maureen Donnelly in Florida, four brothers, Denny Donnelly (Maureen) and Bernie Donnelly (Linda), both of Heidelberg and Timothy Donnelly (Marion) and Patrick Donnelly, both in Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Conley, Sr. and by her son, Paul Conley, Jr.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Burial in Robinson Run Cemetery.
Arrangements are private under the direction of the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA and condolences are available at


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