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William Neff

May 25, 1941 — April 24, 2018

William B. Neff, 76, of Mechanicsburg, PA, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. He was born May 25, 1941 in Harrisburg, PA to the late Paul P. and Deloras  (McNeal) Neff. Bill was a former employee of Astrotech, a Harrisburg nondestructive testing laboratory, and co-owner of Penn Specialties, Inc., Mechanicsburg. He retired after 25 years of services with the Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg and served his country in the Army Medical Corps.  Bill was an active member and Deacon at the Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg and a life member of the Mechanicsburg Club. Bill loved the outdoors, especially hiking and birding.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Barbara H. (Gelwicks) Neff; a sister, Lois E. Kramer of Carlisle; several nephews; as well as many friends, including his dear friends, Nancy and Harry Finkelston of Mechanicsburg.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM in his church at 310 N. 3rd St. Harrisburg, PA 17101 with Rev. Russell Sullivan officiating. A luncheon will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his church or the Nature Conservancy , Tribute for William B. Neff, 2101 N. Front St., Bld.1, Suite 200, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Visit for condolences to the family . Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA is honored to serve the Neff family.

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