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“My condolences to the entire McConaghy Family. Bill was always a Gentleman. I will always remember him as a Friend and the ultimate professional. So...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Ron DelOrefice - Sea Isle City, NJ

“Just heard the news. We watched a lot of youth hockey games together. R.I.P. Bill. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Michael McDermott - SC

“Handsome Bill McConaghy was a wonderful, thoughtful man. I was sad to learn of his passing. I loved his bright, happy smile!My family was...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Sharon Carbine - New Holland, PA

“Sorry for your lost. I just found out about his passing. Sending condolences and prayers from both The Valentine and Magee Families ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Rich Valentine - Ardmore, PA

“To the McConaghy family, my sincere comfort to you with the loss of Bill. My family had the great pleasure of being next door neighbors, first of...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: A friend


6 of 22 | Posted by: Pete Stanton - Ardmore, PA

“A True Gentleman Sincere Condolences to John and all family. So sorry for your loss John, Stay strong. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Jim McGee - Ardmore, PA - friend

“Carol and family,Bill was a great guy, and he will all miss him. I guess needed him and Phil to help in heaven. Sincerely Nancy Falcone and family ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy Falcone - Ardmore, PA

“Sincere condolences to family. The last few days I have remembering fondly our days on Malvern,s basketball team. Bill was our captain and point...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: charlie bannon - naples, FL

“Dear Carol and family, We grieve with you on the earthly loss of Bill. We pray that the angels are giving him a warm welcome. He certainly earned it...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Brennan - Cedar Rapids, IA

“Our sincere sympathy and promise of prayers.Sister Nora Friel. IHMSister Peggie Friel. IHM ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Sister Peggie Friel - Bryn Mawr, PA

“To the McConaghy family,Please accept my deepest condolences at the loss of a wonderful man who was really one of the nicest people I ever met. ...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Betsy McKeown - Ardmore, PA

“Unbeknownst to him, Bill inspired my start and career in the funeral business. He was kind to me the kid and appreciated the families he served. ...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Morgan - Aiea, HI

“SORRY TO HEAR OF BILL'S PASSING. I HAD THE PLEASURE TO WORK WITH HIM ON OCCASIONS OVER MY 44 YEARS IN THE FUNERAL BUSINESS. HE WAS THE MOST LAID BACK...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“To the McConaghy sorry for your loss I first met William C. when he was the President of Merion Fire Company of Ardmore. Bill hired me to cut the...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Gerry Kelly - Havertown, PA

“Dear Carol and Family, I know you wouldn't remember me with my married name, I'm Donna, Patsy's daughter. I was so shocked today when my husband...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Donna (Patrick) Elberson - PA

“Aunt Carol and Family,Uncle Billy was the kindest of men who guided our family through some tough times. He is in the arms of the angels now. Please...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Joanne Yeager

“Please accept my sincere condolences at Bill's passing. He was a respected Funeral Director and a gentleman, in the truest sense.My thoughts and...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“To the McConaghy Family,I am sorry for your loss! Bill was a true gentleman in every sense of the word. His service and time he gave to the United...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: larry conway - Havertown, PA

“To Carol and all of the McConaghy family - Thinking of you at this very sad time and praying you can find peace and comfort in the memories shared...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Fitzgerald - West Chester, PA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: JImmy ODonnell - Havertown, PA

“When I was 15 years old my father sent me over The McConaghys to do a pall bearing job in a suit that was 10 times too big for me and plenty of pins...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Jay Stretch - Havertown, PA


WILLIAM C. MCCONAGHY of Newtown Square, for-merly of Villanova, PA died August 26, 2019 at the age of 82. A third generation funeral director, he was the owner and operator of the McConaghy Funeral Home in Ardmore, which was established by his grandfather in 1894. Due to his funeral service background, he was assigned to Arlington National Cemetery while being enlisted in the Army in 1958, where he assisted families of veterans with funeral planning and scheduling until being honorably discharged in 1960. He graduated from the Eckels College of Mortuary Science in 1957.