James Reah Hollinger


Mr. James Reah “Jim” Hollinger, 89, of Chincoteague Island, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, surrounded by his family in Elkins Park, Pa. Mr. Hollinger was born in Lancaster, Pa., Dec. 17, 1930. He was the son of the late Elva Book and J. Reah Hollinger; beloved husband of the late Ann Stover Hollinger; loving father of Scott Hollinger, Lisa Marrocco, and Michael Hollinger; dear brother of Joanne Chambers and Barbara Hollinger; and fond grandfather of Lauren, Joshua, Benjamin, and Willa.

Mr. Hollinger was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. He was a founding member of the Community Tennis Association of Chincoteague Island and a frequent performer, as well as a board member, of York (Pa.) Little Theatre. He graduated from West Lampeter High School, Lancaster, Pa., Class of 1948, and attended Millersville University along with Franklin and Marshall College.

Mr. Hollinger was a technical writer and founder of Hollinger Publications in York, Pa. He was a lover of theatre (as an actor, lighting designer, and audience member), avid outdoorsman (sailing, hiking, biking), New Yorker reader, film buff, and tennis player.

Services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Services entrusted to Joseph J. McGoldrick Funeral Home, Jenkintown, Pa. Condolences may be shared at www.McGoldrickFH.com.