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Charles "Pete" Rollason Jr.
Charles "Pete"L. Rollason Jr., 80, of Carlisle, PA passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born March 7, 1936 in Altoona, PA to the late Charles L. Sr. and Edna Ruth (Hiltner) Rollason.
Pete was a graduate of Altoona High School class of 1954. He earned his Bachelor's of Education from Penn State and Master's in Social Work from University of Pittsburgh. Pete was a US Naval Reserve veteran. He worked in Loysville and Pittsburgh with Youth Development Centers. He retired as Regional Director of Family, Children and Youth Commonwealth of PA. Pete was a member of St. Patrick Church where he formerly sang in the choir, and was also a member of the Carlisle BPOE #578. He was a Disney fanatic and an avid Steelers fan and the family would appreciate everyone dressing casually in black and gold for his services.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Helen (Anna) Rollason of Carlisle; four children, Mark R. Rollason and wife Jennifer of Dublin, Ireland, Karen L. Rollason and her husband Matthew Walters of South Riding, VA, Eric J. Rollason and his companion Michele Souder and Sean L. Rollason all of Carlisle. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren; sister, Nancy Livermore and her husband Marvin of Altoona; brother, Gerald Rollason and his wife Rebecca of Big Pine Key, FL.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the St. Patrick Church, 85 Marsh Drive, Carlisle, PA with the Very Reverend William C. Forrey as celebrant. Viewing will be held Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Burial will be in the St. Patrick Cemetery, Carlisle. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Church, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, Pa 17013 or the Carlisle Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, 361 Alexander Spring Road, Carlisle, PA 17015. Visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.
Helen Please accept my deepest sympathy. May God comfort you and your family. Father Rodney Torbic
Father Rodney Torbic Mar 7 2017 12:00 AM
Helen and family: Words can not adequately express our sorrow at the loss of Pete. Our prayers are with you and your family as you face this most difficult time. Love to you all. Susan sends her best to Eric.
Audrey Legler Mar 7 2017 12:00 AM
DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Larry and Ida Barnhart.We are thinking of you Larry and Ida Barnhart and girls
Ida Barnhart Mar 7 2017 12:00 AM
Helen, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers and I am sending love to you from my heart. Your special frog friend. Juanita
Juanita Lehman and Family Mar 7 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss Mark.
Wil HUDSON Mar 6 2017 12:00 AM
Helen & Children, Sorry about your loss. I knew Pete from the Elks and we had a lot of good conversations about our Kids, Grandkids and vacations. Sorry I will not be able to attend the services. He will be missed.
Gary Shulenberger Mar 6 2017 12:00 AM
Helen - My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Hugs to you 💞
Pat Markel Mar 5 2017 12:00 AM
Our sympathies go out to Helen and to their children and grandchildren. May Pete rest in peace.
Paul & Roseann Walters Mar 4 2017 12:00 AM