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Matthew "Matt" Wade Hench

February 11, 1986 — March 4, 2024


Matthew “Matt” Wade Hench, age 38, of Mechanicsburg, died on Monday, March 4, 2024.  Matt was born on Tuesday, February 11, 1986 to the late Douglas Wade Hench and Gina Joy (Hodge) Hench.


Matt’s survivors include his two siblings: Jessica “Jess” Hummer and her husband, Andrew, of Mechanicsburg, PA, Donald Hench of Citrus Heights, CA; his step sister, April Bristow of Citrus Heights, CA; his best friend, Chris Webb, Jr of Mechanicsburg, PA; his six nieces and nephews:  Hannah Hartzell, Clayton Hartzell, Cheyenne Hartzell, Kylee Hench, Breehana Weary, and Cheyenna Hummer; and his “second mother”, Sandra Webb of Mechanicsburg, PA.


Matthew will be dearly missed by those who were fortunate enough to have known him.


Matt’s service information will be announced once his family has finalized the arrangements.  


Matt’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral & Cremation in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Matt’s full obituary, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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