HANCOCK – Conrad Albright Sinclair, 72, was set free March 30, 2007, after a long illness. He was born Aug. 24, 1934, in Germantown, Pa., the youngest of five boys raised by Clare and William Sinclair. He grew up in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia, where he met his best friends, Don Marchesani and Gene Gruhler. He later moved to West Oak Lane, where he met his future wife of 48 years, Eleanor, on a blind date set up by Gene and his girlfriend, Nancy. Conrad joined the U.S. Army in 1955 and served as an infantryman in Germany, until his discharge in 1958. He married Eleanor, February 1959. He eventually found that the oil burner service trade and it became his livelihood. That choice led his family to Bar Harbor in 1972. He worked for Shelton Brothers, until venturing out on his own in 1975, as Sinclair Oil Burner Service. In 1977, the family purchased Higgins Holiday Motel on Holland Avenue. Conrad sold his business in 1982, at the beginning of his 25-year battle with cancer. His parents; two of his brothers, Robert and Thomas; as well as his dear friend, Charlie Huckins, predeceased him. He is survived by his brothers, William and David and their spouses, Marie and Georgette; sister-in-law, Yoko; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as, his devoted wife, Eleanor of Hancock; his loving daughter, Diane and her husband, Joe and their children, Shawn and Jessica, of Pennsylvania; his grateful son, Wayne and his wife, Heather and their son, Samuel, of Trenton and many, many friends. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the United Baptist Church, 38 Pine St., Ellsworth. Refreshments and shared memories will be after at the same location. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any donations in Conrad’s memory be directed to the United Baptist Church, P.O. Box 801, Ellsworth, ME 04605 or to the Hancock County S.P.C.A., 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605.