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Foster Priest

Foster "Dan" Priest, 87, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020 in the UPMC Carlisle. He was born in Altoona, PA to the late Foster and Marjorie (Stillwell) Priest.

Dan will be missed by his wife, Sandy of 19 years; three children, Dani-Jo (Terry) Trusdell, Ryan (Valerie) Priest, and Liane ( Frank) Kosmela; and step-children, Ken (Kim) Sellick, Karl (Christine) Sellick and Keith (late Lynn) Sellick. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Brianna Trusdell, Jack Kosmela, Abra (Paul) Millsaps, Zoe Sellick, Andrew Sellick and Rita Sellick; a great-granddaughter, Simone Millsaps; and a brother, Michael (Janice) Priest. He was preceded in death by his brother, Forrest Priest.

Dan graduated from Middletown High School in 1952 and served our country in the United States Air Force for 4 years and the Navy for 2 years, fighting in the Korean Conflict. Dan retired from IBM, after 31 years of service, as a System Analyst.  He was a life-time member of the VFW, American Legion and a member of the Mt Zion United Methodist Church.

There will be no services held at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to his church, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 420 Park Dr., Carlisle, PA 17015. Arrangements are being handled by the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, Pa. Visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com for condolences to the family.


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Dear Priest Family thinking of you at this time . The Garman Family.

Belva k Garman Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear about Uncle Danny's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Wendy Priest Smith Dec 3 2020 12:00 AM

To our best friend whom we love with all our heart.  We have so many great memories starting when we moved in next door. Dan and Sandy tried to plant a tree as a fence (we teased) they kept dying.  George told them years later he went out at night and peed on them. He was the Best man at our wedding much better than George.  We could always count on him to take care of our cat at least the feeding part. He let the other end up to Sandy. The stories we could tell from the trips we took from mud bugging excursion in Hawaii to visiting the Vatican.  Dan and George would go on about football for hours, when it came to the Michigan/Ohio State games there was a wee bit of rivalry.  Dan will be missed but will always be remembered with love and live on in our hearts.

Gina & George Wrightson Dec 1 2020 12:00 AM