Friday, 24 December 2010 00:00John Conrad Jr. passed away on Dec. 8, 2010 after complications from numerous health ailments. He was 69. A graduate of Mineola High School, John was a veteran (US Army) and a longtime member of Mineola’s volunteer fire department. (His nickname was “fast John”). He was interred with his wife Rose, who passed away in 1988, at Calverton National Cemetery. John is survived by his children, Michael and Donna, and his siblings, Rick, Carole and William.