Guy N. Hollenshead

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Guy N. Hollenshead, 81, of Ft. Loudon, passed away at 1:20 a.m. January 27, 2013, at The Shook Home, Chambersburg. Born January 30, 1931, at Needmore, he was a son of the late John W. and Vera Mellott Hollenshead. During his married life he was a dairy farmer from 1950 to 1969 in the Mercersburg and Path Valley areas. He continued farming in beef cattle and hogs in Path Valley until 2010. Along with his wife he owned and operated Ft. Loudon Market from 1969 to 1989. He was a member of Ft. Loudon United Methodist Church where he was a former Sunday school superintendent and teacher. He maintained perfect Sunday school attendance for 60 plus years. As a young man he sang with the church quartet known as the Gospelaires. Guy was a Tuscarora School Board Director for 34 years. For a number of years he served the board as treasurer. He loved his family, his grandchildren, and church family. Surviving family are his wife, Betty Johnson Hollenshead, whom he married June 11, 1949; three daughters, Susan D. Hollenshead of Mercersburg, Sherri H. and husband Douglas Mull of Ft. Loudon, Sonya H. and husband Dennis Bucher of Ocean View, NJ.; a son, G. William Hollenshead of Ft. Loudon; grandchildren, Matthew and Nathaniel Bucher, Fern Mull, Grace Mull, Foster Mull, Amy and husband Ori Boker; two great grandchildren, Gil and Netta Boker; three brothers, Cloyd Hollenshead of Fayetteville, Nhyle and wife Mary Jane Hollenshead and Ray and wife Jean Hollenshead both of Mercersburg; two sisters, Betty Clever of St. Thomas and Jeanne and husband William Sowers of Ft. Loudon. Also surviving a brother-in-law, Clyde Johnson of Ft. Loudon. Funeral services will be held January 30th at 11 a.m. at Ft. Loudon United Methodist Church with Pastors Laura E. Minnella and Harold E. Yeager officiating. Burial will be at Stenger Hill Cemetery, Ft. Loudon. Viewing 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Ft. Loudon U. M. Church, 1639 Appleway, St. Thomas, PA 17252. www.lininger-fries.com
Published in Public Opinion on Jan. 28, 2013
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