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Friday August 23rd, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Friday August 23rd, 2019

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Jay Brillhart

Jay E. Brillhart, 66, of Dillsburg, PA, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, August 16, 2019.  Born on June 25, 1953 in York, PA to the late Ray E. and Dora R. (Zeigler) Brillhart, he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carmen (Snelbaker) Brillhart.

Jay was a 1971 graduate of Dover High School and was a member of the UAW, Dillsburg VFW and the Dillsburg American Legion . Recently retired from York International/Johnson Controls Corporation, Jay worked for 47 years as a welder. For many years he coached Dillsburg Girls Youth Softball and loved camping with his family. Most important to him was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Nicole Yeingst (Jeffrey) of Wellsville and Andrea Brillhart (Chris Drawbaugh) of Dillsburg. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Skylar Wetherbee, Nicholas Yeingst and Jack Drawbaugh and his siblings, Elaine Kauffman (Dennis) of York New Salem, Dennis Brillhart (Kathy), Mary Jane Boyce (David) and Brian Brillhart, all of York.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home And Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt Holly Springs, PA 17065. A visitation will precede the service from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Central PA. Visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com for condolences to the family.

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Thinking of you and your family at this most difficult time.  May you find comfort in knowing that others are thinking of you and sending our thoughts and prayers.

Melvin, Donna and "Mim" Aug 23 2019 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to your family.

Sandy Hauenstein Aug 19 2019 12:00 AM

Oh Carmen, so sorry to hear about Jay’s passing. Thinking of all the good times that we had at the girl’s basketball games. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ❤️🙏❤️

Karen and Joe Fox Aug 19 2019 12:00 AM