Sara R. (Chinnici) Conahan, 87 of Atlantic City, NJ and formerly of Vineland, died Friday, June 15, 2012 at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Born in New York, she was a resident of Vineland since 1926. She was a graduate of Vineland High School, Class of 1944 and a graduate of Atlantic City Hospital Nursing program.
Sara was a Registered Nurse and worked at Newcomb Medical Center, Vineland for over 25 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Vineland and Our Lady Star of The Sea Church, Atlantic City, Women of the Moose, and Foster Grandparent program in Atlantic City.
Sara enjoyed walking, knitting, traveling, taking photographs, and cooking. Most of all she enjoyed being with her family. She is predeceased by her husband James Conahan, her parents, Samuel and Lena (Cappello) Chinnici, two daughters, Geraldine Johnson and Kathleen Conahan, three brothers, George, Anthony, and Bart Chinnici, one sister, Vincenzina Pacitto.
Two daughters: Margaret "Peggy" Rose Leibrock & husband William of Vineland
Karen Gambino of Atlantic City
Four grandchildren: James DiNunzio and wife Lisa of Vineland
Justine Johnson of Atlantic City
Victoria R. Leibrock of Millville
Billy Conahan of New York
One great grandchild: Skye Rose Leibrock of Vineland
A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30am at Christ The Good Shephard Parish, St. Isidore's Church, Vineland. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland. Friends will be received on Wednesday from 9am to 10:15am at the CHURCH. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Lung Association of NJ 1600 Route 22 East Union, NJ 07083. Arrangements are by DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland.