H William McIntyre
September 5, 1933 – March 10, 2018
H. William “Bill” McIntyre, 84, of Camp Hill, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at home with his family after a long fight with lung cancer. Born September 5, 1933, in St. Marys, PA, he was the son of the late Harold B. & Mary Rose Dippold McIntyre. He was the owner of Mac’s Place in Meadville, PA, until 1968, and he held positions in the American Distilling Company, Publicker Distilling Company, and retired from Diocesan Publications in 1995. Upon his retirement, he became an active volunteer in the National Association of Investors Corporation, Central PA Chapter, holding the positions of President, Chairman & CEO. Bill was also known for his many letters promoting responsible government. He was a member of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, BPO Elks, and the Republican National Committee. He was also a member of the Serra Club of Harrisburg, American Legion, Knights of Columbus, The Catholic League, Catholic Golden Age, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He was an active member, usher and greeter at Saint Patrick Cathedral, Harrisburg, PA. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Pauline Holowach McIntyre, three sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren. Their oldest son Thomas and his wife Cheryl reside in Nokesville, VA, and have four children, Megan (Nate), Kelsey, Ryan and Sarah. Their daughter Margaret Peters and her husband, Kevin, reside in Mechanicsburg, PA, and have three children Katherine, Theresa, and Stephen. Their second oldest son Robert, his wife, Hope, and their two daughters, Maggie and Rhiannon reside in Mount Airy, MD. Their youngest son Daniel, his wife Lisa, and their three children, Chloe (Matt), Paige, and Drew reside in Mechanicsburg, PA. He is also survived by two sisters, Patricia Osborne of Plymouth Meeting, PA, and Shirley McIntyre of Lansdale, PA, plus many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, at Saint Patrick Cathedral, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA. Burial will follow the ceremony in Rolling Green Cemetery. Viewings will be held from 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at Neill Funeral Home, 3401 Market Street, in Camp Hill, and one hour before Mass at Saint Patrick Cathedral. The family would like to thank Andrews and Patel for their compassionate, confident, and comforting care, and Hospice of Central Pennsylvania for their timely assistance during the final week of his illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, if so inclined, may be made to the Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101; or The Salvation Army, 1122 Green Street, Harrisburg, PA 17105; or The Bethesda Mission, P.O. Box 3041, Harrisburg, PA 17105.
- Pauline McIntyre, Spouse
- Thomas McIntyre, Son
- Robert McIntyre, Son
- Daniel McIntyre, Son
- Maregaret Peters, Daughter
- Patricia Osborne, Sister
- Shirley McIntyre, Sister
- several granschildren
- Viewing Thursday, March 15, 2018
- Viewing Friday, March 16, 2018
- Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 16, 2018
H William McIntyre
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March 16, 2018
I just wanted to offer my deepest heart felt condolences to Pauline and the entire Mcintyre family on Bill's passing. I would always go to 9:30 Mass to hear the Choir and experience the wonderful services. I always saw Bill there ushering and being so helpful in many ways to all of the people that came thru those doors. He always had a smile on his face and that said to me he just loved people. One day after Mass, I approached Bill and asked him if there any openings for an Usher. This was right before Father Rozman left on his new assignment. He was so welcoming, warm, courteous, helpful, engaging, pleasant, respectful and assured me he would find out. He took all my information and got back to me within 2 days. I became an Usher and Bill trained me on my first day which was Easter Sunday, and the Bishop was celebrating the Mass. From my talks with Bill previous to that he filled me in on every detail, showed me where everything went and I felt completely comfortable being the Head Usher at that mass and all the rest of the Masses, and when Bill was there when I was Ushering, which he almost always was, he offered to help in any way and gave me the respect of being the Head Usher. He was a gentleman, a friend, and I am going to miss him dearly. May your soul Rest in Peace Bill and my God hold you in the palms of his hands.
Patti Vogl (Ensslen)
March 12, 2018
I was so fortunate to have grown up in the same neighborhood where Bill McIntyre and his family lived. In addition to being my dad’s best friend, Bill was a larger than life personality in the Lincoln Circle neighborhood, often entertaining at his home and always amusing everyone with his stories and jokes. He was a wonderfully kind and generous man and he will be missed by so many down here and celebrated and welcomed home by so many in heaven. Keeping Pauline, Tom, Marge, Bob, and Dan and all of this family in our prayers.
Patti and Brian Vogl