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Graveside Service

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Friday September 15th, 2017

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William Stephens Sr.

William Alfred Stephens Sr., 84, formerly of Carlisle, PA passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Shippensburg Health Care, Shippensburg, PA. He was born October 25, 1933 in Mechanicsburg, PA to the late Charles E. and Ethel Stephens. He was the widower of Sue A. Stephens who passed away July 29, 2014.

William served in the US Army, was a 2 time Korean War Veteran and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge. He retired from Masland (Lear) Corp. with 30 years of service. William was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Carlisle and the Salvation Army.

He is survived by his son, Retired Sgt. 1st Class William A. Stephens Jr. and wife Kelly and granddaughter, Izabel Stephens all of Harrisburg; his daughter, Linda E. Stephens Creek, grandchildren, Specialist Jonathan Shields in the National Guard, Zachary and Tiffany Shields all of Carlisle. Also surviving are brothers, Vernon of Carlisle and Robert of Mechanicsburg. He was preceded in death by brothers, Charles Jr. and Paul.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, September 15, 2017  in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA with full military honors.                       Arrangements are being handled by the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065.  For condolences to the family please visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com

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Worked with your dad at church Masland co.....what a good guy to work around...God bless

Garry Barbour Sep 12 2017 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Father, Grandfather and Brother. May your memories give you peace and the strength to go on. Jim and Christine Barbour Jim worked with Bill at Maslands and Christine works ar Elmcroft of Shippensburg where Vern lives.

Christine Barbour Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

Linda and Billy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of both of your parents.  losing a loved one is never easy.  May God Bless you and keep you during this difficult time.  {I use to live beside you on spring road, just in case you are trying to remember who I am}.

Penny Hess Sep 10 2017 12:00 AM

Bill, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing, I am praying for you and your family through this difficult time. May the Lord Bless you and keep you in his tender care. Fay

Fay Pelletier Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Bill and family:  We were so sorry to hear of your father's passing.  We always looked forward to seeing him from time to time.  Praying for your peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Jane and Ruth Keeney Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM