Richard W. “Dick” Hollinger, 91, of Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg, passed away at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill on Wednesday, July 26, 2023. He was the husband of the late Helen Clare (nee Stutzman) Hollinger.

Richard was born in Myerstown, Lebanon County, on Sept. 18, 1931, to the late Henry J. and Miriam E. (Renninger) Hollinger, of Annville.

He was a graduate of Annville High School in 1949 and of Juniata College in 1953. Richard served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1953-1955. Richard was an active member and served in leadership roles in Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren and in Presbyterian Churches (USA) in Dallas, PA, Kingston, PA, and Colesville, MD. He was a committed supporter of Juniata College, serving as a trustee, and was active in alumni services. He retired from Bell Atlantic (now Verizon Communications) as a staff manager in Silver Spring, MD. After retiring, Dick and Helen enjoyed traveling to the Middle East, Europe, and throughout the United States. Many of their trips were with Elderhostel, now Road Scholar, pursuing their hobbies of birdwatching and photography. They also enjoyed many wonderful times with their family, relatives, and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Anne Louise Zimmerman, and her husband, Eric; and his grandchildren, Nicole Zimmerman, and her husband, Anthony Spallone, Leah Cook, and her husband, Adam, and Michael Zimmerman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and his sons, Mark and John Hollinger.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to First Church of The Brethren Living Witness Fund, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg, PA 17104, or Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village Endowment Fund for Benevolent Care, 100 Mt. Allen Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.