2013-07-04 / Obituaries

Mark H. Hollinshead Orrtanna, Pa., 47

Mark H. Hollinshead, 47, of Orrtanna, Pa., died Thursday afternoon, June 27, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital.

Born February 15, 1966, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was the son of Marlin H. Hollinshead, and the late Sara Anne Gibson Hollinshead, and step-son of Linda Hollinshead.

He was a 1985 graduate of McConnellsburg High School and a 1987 graduate of the Antonelli Institute of Art. He worked as an engine tester for Mack Truck in Hagerstown, Md. A first responder in the state of Maryland, he had the privilege of saving several lives. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, art, raising his two dogs, carpentry, masonry, and riding his motorcycle. He built both of his houses. He was involved in the 4-H Seeing Eye dogs club and was a member of Local 171 UAW. Above all, he loved spending time with his children.

He is survived by his children: Mitias Hollinshead and fiancé Cortney Soult and Kristianna Hollinshead, all of Chambersburg; three sisters: Francine L. Shaw of McCon-nellsburg; Kimberly Mull of Chambersburg; and Christine J. Hock of Shippensburg; three stepbrothers: Michael Newell of Harrisonville; Keith Newell of Hagerstown; and James Gibson III (Peachy) of Shippensburg; and best friend Michelle Hollinshead of Chambersburg.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sara Anne Gibson Hollinshead.

A memorial service was held at 1 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2013, in the chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg. Rev. Loy Garber officiated. Interment was private.

Memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Ave., suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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