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Chad E. Neiss II, 25

October 06, 2020

Chad Eric “Bomber” Neiss II, of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Chad E. and Dana R. Riehl Neiss of Lititz. Chad was a 2013 graduate of Manheim Township High School and attended Penn State University. While at Township, he played on the boy’s lacrosse team as a goalie.

Chad’s love of the game of hockey filled his life, both as a player and fan. He played inline hockey at the East Petersburg rink, but his true passion was on the ice. He played for the Lancaster Firebirds since he was 4 years old, was a four year starter for the Manheim Township Varsity High School team, and also played for Penn State Berks. The Flyers were his favorite sports team, and he was an avid fan of the Eagles, Sixers, and Phillies as well.

He enjoyed fishing, going to the family mountain cabin, and loved the beach.

He will be dearly missed by his loving parents and his brother, Hunter. He is also survived by his grandmothers Beatrice Riehl of Lancaster and Cheryl Adamire, wife of James Adamire of Mount Joy, his grandfather Gary Neiss, companion of Terri Witman of Leola, and his great grandmother Jean Zercher of Lancaster. He was preceded on death by his grandfather, Steven E. Riehl.

There will be a viewing and visitation with Chad’s family on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 11AM-1PM at the tent at Charles F. Snyder Jr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA, with the Funeral Service to follow promptly at 1PM. Interment will be in Eby’s Cemetery in Leola.

In lieu of flowers, the Chad Neiss II Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in his honor to help youth hockey players that need financial assistance afford the awesome game that Bomber loved so much. Donations may be made at www.lancastericerink.org.

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October 22, 2020

Chad, Dana, Hunter,
No words can describe the loss that you are experiencing.  We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
‘Those that we love don’t go away, 
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, Unheard, but always near,
Sill loved, still missed and very dear.
Kevin Boland and Family

October 21, 2020

Chad,Dana & Hunter- My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you in this most difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. My Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
Kim Tillman

October 17, 2020

There are no words for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Hold on to the good memories and let them fill your heart.
The Wiczkowski family

October 16, 2020

God promises to comfort those who are grieving. My deepest condolences for your loss. May God comfort and guide you and surround you with HIS nearness. Love & prayers, Julie

October 16, 2020

Chad, Dana and Hunter,
There are no words to address such as loss.   My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Chris Kirman

October 16, 2020

Chad, Dana, and Hunter,
I learned just yesterday from my Aunt Jeanne Zercher, your grandmother and great grandmother, that your son and brother passed away. My heart breaks for your unimaginable loss and I send my thoughts and prayers to you and your whole extended family as you grieve this precious loss of life.  Hold all of your wonderful memories of Chad close to your hearts and reflect often.  I am so sorry I am unable to attend Chad’s services today but my thoughts will be with you all as I pray for your strength and courage to carry on until you meet up with him again.  God bless you and grant you peace throughout today and all days forward. 
Laurie Englert Lake

October 15, 2020

I’m so sorry to hear about Chad. I will always remember him. I watched him grow from a young boy into a young man. Take care. I’m here if you guys want to talk. Don Minnick

October 15, 2020

There are no words for such an unimaginable loss. You’re in my thoughts, prayers, and heart.  
Marilyn Hedge
 
Marilyn Hedge
 

October 15, 2020

My deepest condolences to you and your family.  It was my privilege to have Chad as a student at MTHS. 
Julie Frey 

October 14, 2020

I am so very sorry to see this Chaf. Please know my prayers are with you and you family. God has your son in his arms.. again, so very sorry.
Leslie Brooks

October 13, 2020

I just heard about the passing of your dear son Chad. I am so so sorry for your loss! My heart hurts, there’s just too many precious souls passing and it breaks my heart! Dana’s father Steve Riehl was my first cousin! Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers! Though I don’t know you personally, I do know Beati! Love ❤️ and prayers to all 🙏🏼
Priscilla Riehl Bahn

October 13, 2020

To the Family you all have my Deepest Condolences you are all in my prayers 🙏🏾🙏🏾
Brenda Stone 

October 13, 2020

Chad, Dana and Hunter,
My deepest Condolences for you and your family, Prayer’s for your family.
Melissa Brubaker

October 13, 2020

Chad, Dana, & Hunter,
We are so sorry for your loss.  You have been in our thoughts. 
Derek & Jen

October 12, 2020

Chad, Dana and Hunter,
I know that there isn’t anything I could say to take away your pain, but please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this awful time. 
Dorette

October 12, 2020

Chad, so sorry to learn of your loss. My prayers are for you, Dana and Hunter for peace. Jim

October 12, 2020

Although we are strangers to you, we have some small sense of your unspeakable loss, as we lost our 25-year-old grandson last spring.  There are no words to ease your pain, but we send deepest condolences to you, Hunter and family.
Irene & Ken Steckler

October 12, 2020

I can’t say how deeply I’m sorry for your loss! It’s just unimaginable!
Connie hammond boyd

October 11, 2020

I am deeply sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family.
-Jim Snyder

October 11, 2020

I wish I knew the words to give you comfort 
Find peace from support of friends and the reminiscing of the many memories and the good times you shared
Bob Enck

October 11, 2020

Chad and Dana, my heart is broken and goes out to you and your family. I remember my son Zach getting to play roller hockey with little Chad. Seems like a life time ago. If there is anything I can do, please let me know. I am here if you meed,.
Belinda George

October 11, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss and I keep your entire family in my thoughts and prayers.
Brad Brown

October 11, 2020

Our hearts are with you all. Let the love & strength of faith and family carry you through to find peace. 
  With love & prayers,
   Joyce Richards & Becky Cole 

October 11, 2020

Chad and Dana 
So sorry to hear the news of your loss. Remember all the good times you had with Chad.  I remember a lot of good times with Chad helping coach at the Firebirds his Bantam and Midget years . My heart goes out to you, Dana and Hunter. RIP Chad 
JT 

October 11, 2020

Please accept my heart felt sympathy for your loss.  
Eleanor Harnish

October 11, 2020

Deepest condolences to you Chad ,Dana and Hunter. We are praying for your peace and healing at this time.
The Oplinger’s 

October 10, 2020

Chad and Dana, 
My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your son.  Be assured he is in a better place, is at peace, and that you will meet again. 
Ed Wydock

October 10, 2020

There aren’t any words that anyone can share with you that will lessen the heartache. Please know you are all in my heart and I will keep you close. Cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. May love and family guide you through this difficult time. ❤️🙏
Angela Kreider

October 10, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Gail Doorley

October 10, 2020

Our hearts break for your loss. There are no words. You are in our prayers. 

October 10, 2020

I’m so deeply sorry as a parent myself this is one message I don’t enjoy writing. The only thing I can say is may your Good memories help get you through this tuff time and though I understand totally about the addiction having gone through it with my stepson it’s just not easy.
May God hold you BOTH! 🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️
Lisa and Eric Cooper

October 10, 2020

Chad & Dana- My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you in this most difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. May your faith and love of family comfort you. 
cheryl carmany 💔🙏🏻

October 10, 2020

No words for your loss, I’m sooo sorry. 
Sharon Boyd

October 10, 2020

My condolence’s  and prayer’s to the family
Donna riehl

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Friday, October 16, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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