Todd Mountford
1966 - 2017
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Todd A. Mountford
February 3, 1966 - November 6, 2017
Todd Alan Mountford, 51, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his family. He fought a courageous 5 ½ year battle with brain cancer. Todd and his wife, Andrea L. (Hamme) Mountford celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary in October.
Mr. Mountford was born in York, on Thursday, February 3, 1966, son of Thomas S. and Joan E. (Pepo) Mountford of Dover.
Todd was an Eagle Scout, a graduate of York High, Class of 1984. He was a member of the high school band and played baseball. He received his Bachelors Degree in Journalism from Penn State University, graduating in 1989. He loved Penn State football, ice cream, just like his grandfather, the beach/bay, camping, and spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed movies, fantasy sports, watching his daughter play soccer, basketball, volleyball, throw discus, javelin, and shot put in track and field. He always had a soft spot for all animals, especially his beloved cats. Todd had a wonderful sense of humor, and his favorite band was Rush.
Mr. Mountford was employed as a copy editor for The Pocono Record, Harrisburg Patriot, and The York Newspaper Co.
Todd was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and uncle. In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include paternal grandmother, Gladys E. Mountford, Manchester; daughter, Nicole A. Mountford, York; a sister, Michele L. Braisted, MD; two nieces, Ashlynn Braisted and Nadia Kessler; five nephews, Alex Braisted, Nathan, Dakota, Caden, and Lincoln Kessler; in-laws, Dale and Nancy Hamme; sister and brother in-law, Michelle and Scott Kessler; aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, George F. and D. Betty Pepo; and paternal grandfather, Thomas W. Mountford.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Shiloh United Church of Christ, 2251 Willow Rd., York. There will be a visitation from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service at the church. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the SPCA, 3159 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17406; Cancer Care of York, 25 Monument Rd., Ste. 294, York, PA 17403, or to AseraCare Hospice, 44 Bowman Rd., York, PA 17404.
Arrangements were entrusted to the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh,) PA.

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Published in York Daily Record on Nov. 12, 2017.
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November 21, 2017
Todd will live in our hearts and our laughter. His friendship was truly a blessing. We are keeping Todd's family close in our hearts and prayers.
With Great Love,
Frank and Shelley Bodani
Frank & Shelley Bodani
November 18, 2017
So very sorry for your loss. praying he's in a better place. No more suffering.
David Ruppert
November 16, 2017
Dear Tom and Joan,

So sorry to hear of Todd's passing. We will always remember his warm smile and sense of humor. You are in our thoughts and prayers!

With deepest sympathy,
Love, Gary and Nancy
Gary and Nancy Ruppert
November 14, 2017
To The Mountford Family:

Jim and I are so sorry for the loss of Todd. He will be missed so much! We will never forget his sense of humor and funny antics... We are so glad we were able to spend time with him and all of you at the bay! He fought so hard in all those years...may he rest in peace and pain free! God has received another angel!

Our deepest sympathies...and big hugs to all...

Jim and Kris
Kristi Swartz
November 14, 2017
Todd, you fought a long hard battle, you can now rest. We love and miss you.
Scott and Michelle Kessler
November 13, 2017
Andrea and Nicole, George and I are so sorry to hear about the passing of Todd. You are in our thoughts and prayers!!

Piece be with you,
George and Deb Albright
George Albright
November 13, 2017
Andrea, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.
Sherri Jennings (Levisky)
November 12, 2017
We Love you Todd and will miss you very much! Your smile, your laugh,and sense of humor! Rest in Peace. Love you and miss you! Sharon and Jon and kids and Bob Pepo
Sharon Shepard
November 12, 2017
Todd was a great guy! He will be missed!
Greg Mahany
November 11, 2017
Another great piece of my youth has slipped away, rest easy now dear friend, it was a pleasure knowing you and you will be missed.
James Tome
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