Neva V. Richwine, 87, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 in her home. She was the widow of the late Rev. William L. Richwine, who passed away May 5, 2016. Neva was born July 1, 1931 in Cherry Run WV, and was the daughter of the late Howard and Viola Keesecker Fox. Neva graduated in 1949 at BerkleySprings High School. She and her husband were founding members of the Mountain View Full Gospel Church, where they attended and served faithfully. She loved God, her family, and every other child she met, she taught the beginner Sunday school class for over 50 years and belonged to the former Mt. Holly Springs Mothers Club. She enjoyed crocheting afghans for all her grandchildren, going to church, singing, sewing, gardening and cooking. Her hugs, kisses, and donuts will be greatly missed by her family.
She is survived by three sons, David L. of Aspers, James A. of Elizabethtown and Aaron H. Richwine of Carlisle; two daughters, Rebecca J. Richwine of Carlisle and Mary J. (Michael) Kutz of Carlisle; 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren (2 on the way), 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters- in- laws, Margaret Richwine of Carlisle, Phyllis Fox of Hedgesville, WV, Thelma Shelton of Lorida, FL, and Priscilla Richwine of Colorado Springs, CO. Neva was predeceased by four sons, Joel A., who passed away May of 1984, Mark W., who passed away July of 1970, Phillip D., who passed August of 1998 and an infant boy, Richwine, who passed away in 1965. Six brothers, Cletus, Harold (Ethel), Hennis (Evelyn), Nova (Edna), Ray (Betty) and Arden Fox and three sisters, Beatrice Somers, Leona Carbaugh and Mattie Fox
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 11 at 11:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave. Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Mark Sweeney officiating. Burial will be in the Big Rock Cemetery, Dickinson Twp. Viewings will start Thursday at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM and Friday at 10:00AM until 11:00 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to her church, 829 Sandbank Rd., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 Online condolences may be made to www.hollingerfuneralhome.com