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William Woodside Sr.
William L. Woodside Sr., 87, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at his residence. William was born November 8, 1929 in McGrann, PA to the late Orville King and Mary Myrtle Klingensmith Woodside.
William retired in 1991, after 39 years of service, from PPG Industries, where he was a production supervisor. A United States Army veteran, William served during the Korean War. He was also a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church, Carlisle and life member of the VFW, Post 7343, Mt. Holly Springs. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Pirates fan. William enjoyed collecting Budweiser and other memorabilia.
Surviving is his loving wife of 65 years, Mary Ellen Thevenin Woodside; a son, William L. Woodside Jr. of Mt. Holly Springs; daughters Deborah Houck and husband, Thomas of Carlisle, Ruth Anne Woodside of Mechanicsburg, Brenda Boyd of Minneapolis, MN, Sandra Cole and husband, Steven of Endwell, NY, Amy Hewitt and husband, Konrad of Easton, PA, Cathy Myers of Carlisle, Mary Hair and husband, Brent of Walnut Bottom, PA and Jacqueline Bear of Huntsdale; 14 Grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Linnie Rodgers of Elderton, PA; and his loving dog, Daisy Mae. William is preceded in death by siblings, King Woodside Jr., Robert D. Woodside, Helen Hartman, Dorothy Bouch, Betty Mohney, Lois Jean Smith and Willavena Woodside, who passed in childhood. He is also preceded in death by his son-in-law, Tim Bear.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Patrick Catholic Church, 85 Marsh Dr., Carlisle, PA 17015 with the Very Rev. William C. Forrey as celebrant. A viewing will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065. Burial will be held with military honors, provided by the Cumberland County Honor Guard, in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle, PA 17013 or Celtic Hospice and Home Health, 900 Century Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Visit wwww.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.
Sorry to hear of the passing of your husband, father, grandfather Woodside family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you, May He make His light shine upon you and grant you peace. Love The George Faller, Jr. Family
Patty Faller Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
Dad, I loved you the day I was born and loved you until the day you closed your eyes and went on to eternal life. I will continue to love you until we meet again. My most beautiful memory of you was the day, Friday, March 28th, 2003, when you walked me down the aisle to pass me on to my husband Konrad. Then our dance... That is a memory that I will hold dear to my heart forever. I love you Dad. -Amy
Amy S Hewitt Oct 10 2017 12:00 AM
We are sorry for the loss of Mr. Woodside. As you grieve, know that we are remembering and honoring him and hoping that all of you find comfort in one another.
Your friends at Dickinson College Dining Services Oct 8 2017 12:00 AM
My condolences to all of you. Woody was a good friend of my father, Paul Dean Klingensmith. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Eileen (Klingensmith) Kellar Oct 7 2017 12:00 AM
Ruth, My deepest sympathy on the passing of your father. For a time, they carry us in their arms... Forever we carry them in our hearts. Peace
Alan Sentz Oct 6 2017 12:00 AM