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Mark C. Holness

May 3, 1969 — February 16, 2024

Mechanicsburg

Mark C. Holness

Mark C. Holness, 54, of Mechanicsburg died unexpectedly Friday, February 16, 2024 at his home.  

He was a Product Change Specialist for The Hershey Company and enjoyed his job very much.  Mark graduated from Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx then from NYU in 1991.   He was an avid New York Yankee fan and loved anything Marvel and Star Wars.  A chocolate aficionado, he enjoyed his job with The Hershey Company.  He especially got a lot of gratification from helping the homeless and less fortunate and volunteering with The Hershey Company.  Mark was a devoted father and provider.  Mark was very bright, organized, and followed through on commitments.

Mark was born May 3, 1969 in Bronx, NY. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Christopher Holness and brother, Elroy Holness.

He is survived by his wife, Tara Maria Holness; children, Molly E. and Sean E. Holness; mother, Gloria E. Holness of Palm Bay, FL; and sister, Karen Holness also of Palm Bay, FL.

Viewings will be from 5 to 7pm Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th from 9:30 to 10:30 at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am Saturday, February 24th at St. Theresa Parish, 1300 Bridge St., New Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parthemore Funeral Home, PO BOX 431, New Cumberland, PA 17070 or Cash App, Tara Holness, or via Go Fund Me at https://gofund.me/cd44ec20 to help with final expenses.  

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, February 23, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Visitation

Saturday, February 24, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1303 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Mass

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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