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Celebration Community Church
Saturday September 2nd, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Michael March

Michael  L. March, 59, of Gardners, PA, passed away Monday, August 28, 2017 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born March 28, 1958 in Carlisle, PA to the late Mervin J. and Cleista M. Barrett March. Michael was employed as a cement truck driver for Union Quarry and was a member of the Celebration Community Church, Dillsburg, South Mountain American Legion #674 and the Scottish American Military Society. He served in the National Guard and was a volunteer firefighter of the Citizens Fire Company # 1, Mt. Holly Springs. Michael also loved to read and enjoyed camping.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Merry C. Shively March; his son, Steven M. March of Gardners; and two daughters, Stephanie M. March of Enola and Jennifer A. March of Gardners. In addition, he is survived by his grandchildren, Caleb and Madison Leidigh, a sister, Pam Gitt of Carlisle; and his father-in-law and mother in-law, James and Anne Shively of Carlisle. He was predeceased by his sister, Deborah Bream.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Celebration Community Church, 1048 S. Mountain Rd., Dillsburg, PA 17019 with Rev. Mike Hammer officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to his church’s Missions Fund. Online condolences may be made to www.hollingerfuneralhome.com

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We are so sorry for your loss. Scott an I are thinking of you and the kids. Mike was a very good man. If you or the kids need anything please let us know. God be with all of you.

Scott an Kym gillaugh Sep 1 2017 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends. Mike gave so much of his time to the citizens surrounding Mt. Holly Springs by his dedication to the Fire Company. He served the community well and was there in the times of need. Thank you for your service Brother.

Daniel Bretzman Sep 1 2017 12:00 AM

Mike was a long time childhood neighbor & friend. My sincerest condolences to you & your family . May your memories make you smile & help you remember all the Great memories you shared. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Donna Fry Kingsborough Aug 31 2017 12:00 AM

Friends and Family for more than 30 years. We miss him dearly and love you guys. Remember you now have another personal guardian angel with you. Love Ann and Bill

Bill and Ann Irwin Aug 31 2017 12:00 AM

Prayers and thoughts are with you and the children

Mary Jane Row Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry to hear of your loss.  Mike will be greatly missed by his family and friends. We are always here for you all if you need us, please just call.  You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Heath & Jayne   Gero

Heath and Jayne Gero Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Merry and family: Mike will be greatly missed.  He was a true friend and a good neighbor.  Heaven has gained a gem of a man.  Sincerely, Michael and Debbie Frost

Debbie Frost Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to learn of Michael's death. I pray God's blessing upon you this day and always. God is our comforter and I pray He will supply your every need. I'm sorry I can't attend the funeral. You are in my prayers. Pastor John Ile

John Ile Aug 30 2017 12:00 AM