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By KATHY MELLOTT
For the Herald 

Joseph Conlon Recounts Christmas Eve as a POW

 

December 22, 2022



A man, who over the years touched the lives of many young people in the central Morrisons Cove, spent some of the most formidable of his years living under conditions one can barely imagine.

Joseph Conlon, best known for his teaching at Roaring Spring High School and Spring Cove School District, touched thousands of lives, few of whom may be aware he spent one very lonely Christmas Eve as a prisoner of war in a German detention camp.

The prolific writer died in 2015 at the age of 90, but he penned an account of that Christmas Eve and today we, with the consent of his children, are reprintin...



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