Olive B. McNeceNovember 21, 1934 ~ May 27, 2017 (age 82)
Olive B. McNece, 82, of Mount Joy, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the home of her daughter Karissa Shank. Born in British Columbia, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Percy and Mae (South) Graves.
Olive lived in England as a young child through her formative years and experienced the difficult times of World War II. She met the late Sgt. James R. Markley who was stationed in England and was the father of her four daughters. Olive later married the late Thurman C. McNece Sr. and gained 6 sons.
Olive was a member of Mount Joy Church of God.
Olive is survived by nine children, Roy married to Sharon McNece, Lancaster, Dennis married to the late Dale McNece, Virginia, Gary married to Nikki (also a daughter) McNece, Elizabethtown, Brian married to Andrea McNece, Mount Joy, Lori married to Steve Frank, Bainbridge, Floyd married to Deb McNece, Maytown, Buck married to Wendy McNece, Maytown, and Krissy married to Lloyd Shank, Jr., Mount Joy; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; a son in law, Eugene Hess of Mount Joy; and a sister, Pam Cowie married to Wayne of Canada.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Russie Hess; a sister, Mildred Mikanovich; and two brothers, Lloyd and Chuck Graves.
A memorial service honoring Olive’s life will be held at the Mount Joy Church of God, 30 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the church before the service from 10 AM to 11 AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lancaster Cancer Center (make check payable to) “The Healing Journey Foundation”, 1858 Charter Lane, Suite 202, Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster, PA 17605-0396.