In memory of
Dr. Angela Conrad
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In memory of
Dr. Angela Conrad
Dr. Angela Beth Conrad Flemington wife and mother and longtime literature professor at Bloomfield College who drew inspiration from the authors Emily Dickinson and Willa Cather, memorial service is in Montclair Dr. Angela Beth Conrad of Flemington, N.J., passed away at home on March 27, 2019. She was 52. Dr. Conrad was a published author and professor of English at Bloomfield College for 20 years. Born and raised in Montclair, N.J., she graduated from Montclair High School in 1984. She went on to earn her BA at Georgetown University in 1988, and her Master's and PhD from Drew University in Madison, N.J., in 1999. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled "The Wayward Nun of Amherst," a work about the poet Emily Dickinson. At Bloomfield College, Dr. Conrad taught courses on 19th century English literature and Shakespeare. She also initiated courses in African-American, Feminist, and World Literature, and served for three years as chair of the Division of Humanities. She was a much-loved teacher who, in turn, adored her students. She was also an active member of the National Willa Cather Society, arranging its annual convention in Madison, N.J., in 1999, and frequently presenting scholarly works at its meetings. In her youth and young adulthood, she was an active member of Union Congregational Church in Montclair. She was passionate about cooking, jam-making, sewing, and quilting. She loved traveling in the United States and abroad. Like her beloved Emily Dickinson, she cherished nature, where she could find spirituality. She loved the outdoors, having spent many weeks canoeing and camping in the Canadian wilderness, as well as many summers in Cape Cod with her family. Her greatest passion was her family, and she is survived by her loving husband, Roberto Osti, an artist, teacher and author; her two children, Emilia and Massimo Osti; her father, David W. Conrad; mother-in-law Mirella Osti; her sister, Robbie Conrad Ratte and husband Chris; her brother, Philip Conrad, and his wife, Natacha, and her niece and nephew, Chloe and Lucas Ratte. A memorial service is planned on May 11 at 3 p.m. at Union Congregational Church in Montclair.
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In memory of
Dr. Angela Conrad
Dr. Angela Beth Conrad Flemington wife and mother and longtime literature professor at Bloomfield College who drew inspiration from the authors Emily Dickinson and Willa Cather, memorial service is in Montclair Dr. Angela Beth Conrad of Flemington, N.J., passed away at home on March 27, 2019. She was 52. Dr. Conrad was a published author and professor of English at Bloomfield College for 20 years. Born and raised in Montclair, N.J., she graduated from Montclair High School in 1984. She went on to earn her BA at Georgetown University in 1988, and her Master's and PhD from Drew University in Madison, N.J., in 1999. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled "The Wayward Nun of Amherst," a work about the poet Emily Dickinson. At Bloomfield College, Dr. Conrad taught courses on 19th century English literature and Shakespeare. She also initiated courses in African-American, Feminist, and World Literature, and served for three years as chair of the Division of Humanities. She was a much-loved teacher who, in turn, adored her students. She was also an active member of the National Willa Cather Society, arranging its annual convention in Madison, N.J., in 1999, and frequently presenting scholarly works at its meetings. In her youth and young adulthood, she was an active member of Union Congregational Church in Montclair. She was passionate about cooking, jam-making, sewing, and quilting. She loved traveling in the United States and abroad. Like her beloved Emily Dickinson, she cherished nature, where she could find spirituality. She loved the outdoors, having spent many weeks canoeing and camping in the Canadian wilderness, as well as many summers in Cape Cod with her family. Her greatest passion was her family, and she is survived by her loving husband, Roberto Osti, an artist, teacher and author; her two children, Emilia and Massimo Osti; her father, David W. Conrad; mother-in-law Mirella Osti; her sister, Robbie Conrad Ratte and husband Chris; her brother, Philip Conrad, and his wife, Natacha, and her niece and nephew, Chloe and Lucas Ratte. A memorial service is planned on May 11 at 3 p.m. at Union Congregational Church in Montclair.
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