William J. Elhajj Jr.

William J. Elhajj Jr. of Shippensburg

William J. “Bill” Elhajj Jr., 82, of Shippensburg, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, in the WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital with his loving family at his side.

He was born Sept. 15, 1940, in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Bill was a son of the late William J. and Lucy M. Barket Elhajj.

Bill was of the Catholic faith.

He was a 1958 graduate of Pottsville High School.

Bill was a United States Army Veteran.

He retired in 2000 from the U.S. Army ILSC, (a tenant organization on Letterkenny Army Depot) after 39 years of employment, and then continued working for Computer Sciences Corp. until his retirement in 2011.

Bill was an avid animal lover and caretaker of both dogs and cats. He loved spending time with his wife, son and grandchildren, whether it was playing cards, enjoying seafood or just visiting. Bill will be greatly missed by many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Alma, Bernadette, and Betty, and one brother, Thomas. Bill is survived by his wife of 23 years, Faye Reath Elhajj; one son, Joseph W. Elhajj of Fayetteville; two grandchildren, Carson J. and Julia A. Elhajj; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Mass at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Chambersburg will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. Officiating will be Father Allan Wolfe. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the services in church. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your favorite animal shelter.

Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

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