Mark Andrew Schlaline
Eastvale, CA - Mark Andrew Schlaline of Eastvale, California passed away peacefully on June 4, 2021 after a seven-year battle with colon cancer at 57 years of age. Mark grew up on his parents' farm in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania.
Mark is survived by his sons, Andrew, Troy, and Nickolas Schlaline. He is also survived by his faithful companion Diane Vencek and former wife Tessie Schlaline as well as sisters Catherine Sneeringer and Dorothy Krieger, brother John C. Schlaline; and beloved extended family, friends, and coworkers. Mark was preceded in death by his parents John and Dorothy Schlaline, brother-in-law, Gary Krieger and nephew Justin Noel.
Mark was born on December 8, 1963 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to Dorothy (Daum) Schlaline and John Lewis Schlaline of Adams County, Pennsylvania. Mark is a graduate of New Oxford High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. Mark accepted a job with Hughes Aircraft in California and later worked as a Test and Verification Engineer for Suss/Tamarack for 23 years.
Mark was a practical joker. He enjoyed trapping and was an avid football fan (go Eagles!). He ran cross country and track in school and played softball. Mark also often enjoyed a good barbecue with friends and family.
A funeral was held July 9, 2021 at St. Mel's Catholic Church in Norco, California, and Mark was laid to rest in the Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park and Mortuary in Riverside California. In addition, a memorial service will be held Saturday July 24, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Conewago Chapel) in Hanover Pennsylvania, with Reverend Dwight Schlaline officiating.
The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to the doctors, nurses and medical technicians at the City of Hope Hospital. Their care, friendship and support were instrumental in giving Mark seven more years of life after his cancer diagnosis. Donations in Mark's memory can be made to City of Hope or St. Mel's Catholic Church.
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Published by York Daily Record from Jul. 20 to Jul. 22, 2021.