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Charles Holobinko

Charles Holobinko

Sunday, September 17th, 1939 Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

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Obituary for Charles W. Holobinko Jr.

Charles W. Holobinko, Jr., age 80, of Chambersburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Providence Place in Chambersburg, PA. Born September 17, 1939, in Mercersburg, PA, he was the son of the late Kenneth F. Hornbaker and Lucretia Hull Hornbaker and Charles W. Holobinko Sr.
A 1958 graduate of CASHS, he went on to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves. Mr. Holobinko worked as a printer pressman for a number of years, retiring from the Washington County School District in 1998. He was a member of the Chambersburg Church of the Brethren. Mr. Holobinko enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, going to the Totem Pole Playhouse, and listening to and attending concerts where David King was singing.
Surviving are five siblings, Shelby Hornbaker (companion Ruth Cover), Susan Hornbaker Fritz (husband Dale), Jackie Hornbaker Seville, Gregory Hornbaker, and Michael Holobinko; a brother-in-law, John G. Lightner, Jr.; two dear friends, Russell Rowe and Hazel Strait; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys J. "Butch" Lightner Holobinko and his best furry friend, John Boy, the dog.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 1 PM in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Rd., Chambersburg, PA, where Pastor Joel Nogle will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Interment will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions be made in his name to the Ronald McDonald House at Penn State Hershey, 745 W Governor Rd, Hershey, PA 17033 or to the American Cancer Society Franklin/Fulton Unit, 924- N. Colonial Ave., York, PA 17403.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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    Friday, November 22nd, 2019
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Road
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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    Friday, November 22nd, 2019
    1:00pm
  • Interment

    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Avenue
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
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Russell Rowe

Sincere condolences to the family from my father, Russell Rowe. Chuck was a kind and generous friend who always was available to take Russ around the town, whether out to lunch, the grocery store or doctor's appointments. His friendship was important and he was always upbeat and friendly. May he rest in Peace.
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