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William J. Isherwood, 67, of Mechanicsburg, PA, passed away Thursday, May 23 in his home. He was born December 8, 1951 in Pittsburgh, PA, to the late William G. and Dorothy (Kust) Isherwood. He retired from the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot and worked as a consultant for CSA. William was a member of Fantasy Baseball for over 20 years and coached baseball for Upper Allen Township. He loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, M. Coleen ( McAteer) Isherwood; children, Melinda (Les) McDonald of Dillsburg and Brian (Sabra) Isherwood of Dillsburg; four grandchildren, Noah and William McDonald and Lukas and Raegan Isherwood. Also surviving are his siblings, Susan Hoffman of Evans City, PA and Rick Isherwood of Huntersville, NC; and extended family of four sisters, Karen Coradi, Donna Haggerty, Dianne Fuss, Loren Shelpman and brother, Wayne Hamill.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Chad Wenger officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110 or the Penn State Cancer Institute, 400 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17333 in care of William J. Isherwood.
colleen and family, i just was made aware of bill's passing. i enjoyed being an old time friend of you and bill. my sympathies to you and your children, and your entire family. i smiled when i read that bill continued to be a huge baseball fan and a fan of fantasy baseball. he always thought deeply about things like baseball. had a very sharp mind, as everyone knew. many great memories of bill and our friendship come to mind. i hope you are well and time has been good for you and your family, these last two years. God Bless you richly.
richard j holsinger Jun 21 2021 12:00 AM
I count Bill as onevof the two most creative, innovative, intelligent leaders I have had the pleasure if working with. In addition, he was just a great guy and a lot of fun to be around. My sympath to his family. He was truly unique.
Mike Handley Jun 25 2019 12:00 AM
I worked with Bill many years before retiring and he was great to work, very knowledgeable and personable. We had some good laughs together. My condolence to the entire family during this trying time. God be with Bill as I know he is in Heaven.
Glenn Peterson, Carlisle Jun 15 2019 12:00 AM
Bill was a lot of things to the people close to him. He was the Boss to his family, he was a leader in the workplace, and he was the best friend any person could ever have. Love, Budd Anne and Ed, Matt and Beth.
May 31 2019 12:00 AM
Colleen and familyWe are so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.Candy and Norm Hubbs
Candy Hubbs May 30 2019 12:00 AM
Bill will be missed. I remember July 2006 at Garden City with Rick, Tracy and the girls. Such a nice time. 🙏
Cheryl Robertson May 29 2019 12:00 AM
As my brother has posted, Bill was a great baseball friend and will be missed by all. His wit was amazing and his flare for the humor of life was enjoyed by all of us that had the pleasure of knowing him. God Bless Bill "66's"
Paul Miller May 29 2019 12:00 AM
I knew Bill for over 40 years as we were members of the same fantasy baseball league. Bill was at my home a number of times to enjoy our mutual pastime. He was a happy, quick witted and wonderful friend. He will be missed by all he came in contact with over the years. Rest in peace, Bill.Don Miller
Don Miller May 28 2019 12:00 AM