Cover photo for David P. Black's Obituary
David P. Black Profile Photo
1947 David 2022

David P. Black

April 7, 1947 — December 12, 2022

David P. Black, 75, of West Fairview, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. He retired from the maintenance department of Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Twp., after working for many years at the Harrisburg Steel Company. He was a Master Railroad Modeler and had many other interests and abilities.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ida; stepchildren, Angela Mason (Ron), and Christopher Pfarr (Ellen), grandchildren, Brittney Shaffer and Michael Pfarr, and two great grandchildren, Jace and Freya, and friend, George Gebhard.

Graveside services will be held at 10 AM on Friday at Rolling Green Cemetery, Lower Allen Twp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are respectfully requested to Bethesda Mission, (, P.O. Box 3041, Harrisburg, PA 17105. For more information or to send messages of condolence to the family, please visit

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, December 16, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree