Leroy “Cork” Shildt III, 73, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away on September 26, 2021, In the Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill. He was born August 11, 1948, in Phillipsburg, PA, to the late Leroy “Sonny” and Geraldine Adair Shildt Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Paxton) Shildt of Mt. Holly Springs.
Leroy was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School and attended Penn State and proudly served his country in the US Army Reserves. He worked at PPG for 39 years until retirement. Cork served as mayor of Mt. Holly Springs and was a republican committee member and served as a borough council member and was also president of full gospel businessmen’s association. Leroy coached Mt. Holly Springs softball. He was an avid gardener, loved fishing, was a handy man around the house, and loved woodworking. Leroy was an avid Penn State fan and loved Hamilton hotchee dogs. He loved the lord with all his heart.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his four children; Chante’ Shildt of Carlisle, Danae’ Shildt of Johnstown, Ashlee Shildt of Pittsburgh, and Alison Palmiotto (Dylan) of Billings, Montana; three grandchildren, Kyra Coleman, Hayden and Logan Dahlstrom; one great-grandchild, Myles Baker; siblings, Gary Shildt of Center PA, Vicki Molnar of Tyrone PA, and various nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 5:00 PM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave. Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. Richard Reese officiating. A visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until the start of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Judge Place, Memphis, TN 38105, and Speranza Animal Rescue, 1216 Brandt Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Please visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.
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