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Saturday October 2nd, 2021
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Leroy "Cork" Shildt III

Leroy “Cork” Shildt III, 73, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away on September 26, 2021, In the Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. He was born August 11, 1948, in Phillipsburg, PA, to the late Leroy “Sonny” and Geraldine Adair Shildt Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Paxton) Shildt of Mt. Holly Springs.

Leroy was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School and attended Penn State and proudly served his country in the US Army Reserves. He worked at PPG for 39 years until retirement. Cork served as mayor of Mt. Holly Springs and was a republican committee member and served as a borough council member and was also president of full gospel businessmen’s association. Leroy coached Mt. Holly Springs softball. He was an avid gardener, loved fishing, was a handy man around the house, and loved woodworking. Leroy was an avid Penn State fan and loved Hamilton hotchee dogs. He loved the lord with all his heart.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his four children; Chante’ Shildt of Carlisle, Danae’ Shildt of Johnstown, Ashlee Shildt of Pittsburgh, and Alison Palmiotto (Dylan) of Billings, Montana; three grandchildren, Kyra Coleman, Hayden and Logan Dahlstrom; one great-grandchild, Myles Baker; siblings, Gary Shildt of Center PA, Vicki Molnar of Tyrone PA, and various nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 5:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave. Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Richard Reese officiating. A visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until the start of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Judge Place, Memphis, TN 38105, and Speranza Animal Rescue, 1216 Brandt Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Please visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.

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Peaceful Blessings to Linda and Family.

John and Sue Morda Oct 3 2021 12:00 AM

II Timothy 4:7-8 "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that Day, and not to me only but also to ALL who have loved His appearing." Rest in peace Cork... rest in peace. May the Lord bless your family.

Ralph Oct 1 2021 12:00 AM

What a great guy! Cork's smile could light up any conversation and what a sense of humor he had. Between Cork and Linda, the joy and love was obvious--a match surely made in Heaven by a gracious God. We have no doubt the good Lord is enjoying showing Cork his new home sweet home--his forever mansion. We will miss you, Cork. Until we meet again, Darrell & Angela

Darrell & Angela Shears Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM

I am extremely saddened to learn of Corks passing. I wish him Gods peace, grace and blessings. May his memory be a blessing to his family and friends.

Suzanne Cornman Sep 28 2021 12:00 AM

In loving memory. You will be greatly missed. We love you.Gary, Wanda, Erica Kyara and Brayden, Matt Julie Sydney and Jason, Stephanie Chris Merik Evie and Eliza.Rest In Peace.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

This is only the beginning, for Cork has been welcomed into God's kingdom of eternal life. May this give peace and comfort to Linda and her family. We send our love, prayers, and God's Blessings.Tom Guzy and Family

Tom Guzy and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Sending our sympathy and love,Max, Mark, Molly and Megan

Max, Mark, Molly and Megan Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

From Becky & Steve

From Becky & Steve Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy to Ashlee and the Shildt FamilyFrank and Renee Cerminara

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