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Joel E. Trolinger

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Joel E. Trolinger, 55, of Carlisle, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at his home.  He was born on April 26, 1958, in Carlisle, a son of Jean L. (Hefflefinger) Rickard of Sandy Creek, TN.

Joel was a 1976 graduate of Carlisle High School and served in the United States Marine Corps.  He was currently employed at U.P.S. Freight in Mechanicsburg, which was the former Overnight Freight, for over 20 years.  Joel was a member of Eagles Aerie 1299, White Circle Club, The Moose, V.F.W., AmVets and the American Legion, all of Carlisle.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one son, Joel Dalton Trolinger of Carlisle, four brothers; Terry Trolinger of Elizabethtown, Galen Trolinger of Carlisle, Jerry Trolinger, Jr. of Carlisle, Michael Trolinger of Springville, TN and several nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover Str., Carlisle, with funeral services to begin at 2 p.m.  Burial with military honors by Cumberland County Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  Memorial contributions may be made to Ewing Brothers Funeral Home to help with Joel’s funeral expenses.

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 Aunt Jean and Family
We are so sorry to hear of Joel's unexpected passing.
We are praying for you!
Cindie and Bill
So hard to believe one day we're talking about future bowling leagues, our kids, etc and the next day he's gone. Will miss the "good morning girl" from the coffee shop doorway.
 Robin Weigle
We lost another Good AMVET.
Raymond Miller, Commander Post 274

 A long time friend who I am blessed to have been reconnected with a year ago. A man taken from us too soon. Your smile, our conversations and you will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers to the family during this time of sadness.
 Jill Smeigh
Thoughts and prayers for your family will miss that big smile of yours Joel
 Tracy and Donn griffie
Prayers to the Trolinger Family
Jim Reiber 
Thoughts and Prayers go up for the whole Trolinger family.
You will be missed by many Joel. ~
Kim Cromer
 sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers go out to ur family
Star Logan
  To Jerry, Galen and extended Family.
As you remember your brother may the memories bring a smile to your face and warmth & calm to your heart!
Your Friend,
Donna Kingsborough
  To Galen and extended family. I didn't spend a lot of time growing up with Joel I always remember every time me and Joel crossed paths we always took the time to talk! You know our Father comes for each and everyone of us. Unfortunately sometimes one is forgotten, if he or she left good memories their never forgotten and I'm sure Joel left plenty of great memories! God bless you all and may Joel rest in peace!
Dennis Penner
 Galen: So sorry to hear about Joel.
Take care of yourself and may God bless.
Tony Seibert
 To the Family, son and brothers.
Deepest condolences on behalf of the Trapane family. The Trolinger boys were a part of our growing up and to read this saddens me immensely. Joel will be part of our childhood memories for ever. Semper Fi.
Melissa Trapane
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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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