Andrew M. Rill

Andrew M. Rill, 46, of Dillsburg, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, after a tragic accident at his home.

He was born on October 7, 1963, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lancaster, PA.

Professionally, Andy was a visionary businessman and a recognized leader in the hospitality business. He founded Wirehead Business Technologies in 1999 which is a computer technology company specializing in Point of Sale for the hospitality industry. He was also the president of Remote Controlz Company and active member of the Pennsylvania Restaurant Assoc.

Andy was a community leader and philanthropist serving on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Farmers Assoc., Second Mile, 4-H PA Food Bank, Taste of the Nation, Future Farmers of America animal auction, Camp Cadet State Police, and March of Dimes. In his spare time he loved coaching football and basketball at both Central York and Northern York School Districts, cooking wonderful food for his family and friends, and enjoying nature.

Andy is survived by his mother, Joan E. (Bucheimer) Rauschenberger and her husband Chris and his father, Morris E. Rill and his wife Marti of Shippensburg; one son, Aaron A. Rill and one daughter, Abigail I. Rill, both living at home; one sister, Sandy G. Kline of Alexandria, VA; his maternal grandmother, Louise P. Blackwell of Catonsville, MD; and his children's mother, Tracy Leitzel of York and his niece Jennifer Kline.

A celebration of his life will be held Friday, March 26, 2010, at 11:00 am in the Monaghan Presbyterian Church, 1185 Gettysburg Pike, Dillsburg. A visitation will be held Thursday from 6-9 pm in the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Andy Rill Memorial Fund thru the PA FFA Alumni Fund, 405 E. Sunbury St., Millerstown, PA 17062.

An online guestbook can be signed at

Funeral Home

Cocklin Funeral Home, INC.
30 North Chestnut St. Dillsburg, PA 17019

Published in Public Opinion from Mar. 22 to Mar. 24, 2010