Thomas J. Conroy
Proudly serving his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, Tommy continued his dedication to citizenship by protecting his community as Captain of the East Orange Fire Department for 29 years.
He will be missed as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and his impact and memory will live on in all those who were fortunate to have known him.
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. The close collaboration between their physicians and scientists is one of its unique strengths, providing patients with the best care available as clinicians discover more-effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. The education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.
American Kidney Fund
The American Kidney Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit working on behalf of the 31 million Americans with kidney disease. Its mission is to help people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives through a complete spectrum of programs and services. Its Clinical Scientist in Nephrology program funds research by nephrology’s brightest scholars who are seeking to improve care for kidney patients and improve patient outcomes. Its financial assistance program helps 1 out of every 5 dialysis patients pay for their treatment-related expenses, including health insurance premiums, out-of-pocket expenses—health insurance premiums, transportation to and from treatment, medical supplies, prescription drugs, nutritional supplements and more. AKF patient grants are needs-based, helping the most financially vulnerable dialysis patient and the program has also helped with kidney transplantation.
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