Scott W. Holochuck, 50, Ephrata, mortgage banker, served on local boards, family man

By on April 6, 2016

Scott William Holochuck, 50, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Wellspan York Hospital.

He was born in Kingston, N.Y., to Nordica (Hull) Holochuck and the late John Holochuck. Scott was the husband of Jill (Degenhardt) Holochuck, with whom he shared 26 years of marriage.

Scott was a graduate of Ithaca College and earned his master’s degree from Northeastern University. He was employed as a mortgage banker for 25 years prior to becoming a day trader.

Aside from being an active member of the community through service on numerous boards and committees, Scott loved spending time with his family and friends, swimming at the beach, and fly fishing.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three children: Rachel, Ryan, and Carly Holochuck, all at home; six siblings, Clifford Holochuck, fiancé of Rayne Palmer, of San Francisco, Calif.; Darlene Hull, wife of René Grullón, of Puerto Rico; Jeffrey Holochuck of Ephrata; Mark Holochuck, husband of Patti, of Kingston, N.Y.: Susan Holochuck, wife of Carlton Stewart, of Hurley, N.Y.; Nordica Holochuck, wife of William Spearance, of Saugerties, N.Y.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 6, at 4 p.m., at the Ephrata Church of the Brethren, 201 Crescent Ave., Ephrata, with Pastor Rob Eshelman officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in Scott’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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