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Theodore Arthur Hare
November 6, 1940 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Theodore Arthur Hare, (83) of Dillsburg, PA passed away on Monday, January 8th, 2024.
Ted was born in Buffalo, NY on November 6, 1940 to Weston Andrew and Elizabeth (Abele) Hare. He was a graduate of Mt Pleasant High School in Wilmington, DE and Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA. He received his PhD in biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, VA and held a post-doctoral position at Scripps Institute of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA for two years. He then was a professor and researcher of biochemistry at Thomas Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia for 35 years.
He is survived by his wife Anita (Webb), his children Angela Hare and Brian Hare (Bridget), grandchildren Monica, Nathan, and Benjamin, his brother Wes (Jane), sisters Marjorie Coppock and Betsy (Paul) Hellenberg.
Ted loved the outdoors and in college was a member of the Hillandalers, an outdoor enthusiast club. He was a Boy Scout and enjoyed working with his son as a scout leader and with both of his children as a leader in a coed Explorer group.
Ted’s life centered around his family and his church, and he served in various service roles in the church throughout the years. In his retirement he enjoyed working on his property.
Services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2024. at 11:00 am in his church, Grantham Brethren in Christ Church, 421 Grantham Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Services will also be livestreamed on the Cocklin Funeral Home Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Benevolence Fund of Messiah Lifeways, 100 Mt. Allen Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.