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Richard L. Hefelfinger

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Richard L. Hefelfinger, 62, of Harrisburg, died on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in Harrisburg Hospital.  He was born on May 2, 1953 in Carlisle and is the son of Dorothy J. (Raudabaugh) Steele of Carlisle and the late William H. Hefelfinger.

Rick was a 1971 graduate of Big Spring High School.  He retired from Petroleum Products Corp in Harrisburg.  Rick was currently a partner in the River City Blues Club and Dart Room in Harrisburg and had formerly owned and operated the Blue Front Lounge in Steeleton.  Rick was also vital to planning and operating annual parties at the Harrisburg Postal Picnic Grounds that featured big name blues artists through the Lost and Found and Dearly Departed Company.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters; Diane K. Porter of Carlisle and Tracey L. Hefelfinger of Orrtanna, his step-mother, Gladys F. Hefelfinger of Fayetteville and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Rick was predeceased by his step-father, Herbert Steele, a niece, Teresa Bailey and a nephew, Douglas Bailey.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Cemetery at the corner of Routes 174 and 74 near Churchtown.  Rev. Lewis Splain will officiate the service.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with the arrangements.  Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity of your choice.

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Dottie, Diane, and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have great memories of Ricky growing up together. Our families had many good times together. I know Mom and Jimmy were there to welcome Ricky into Heaven. May God Bless you all and may Ricky rest in peace. Love to you all.
Tina Porto Chubb

Prayers and love to you, Dottie and Diane. Ricky was such a likable guy.

Rita Cantalupi Bitner

Dotty, Diane , and family. So very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing others care.
Sylvia Bailey Myers

Our thoughts and prayers are with Rick's family. Miss you dude.
Brian and Kneesee

Rick was great guy. I still can't believe he is gone. One thing i know is he will still be looking down on us.
Zac Wonder

From the Garced family, you will be truly missed but we will always have our fond memories of you and the good times we had, love you, your friend and brother, Ramon say hello to my parents
Ramon L. Garced

RIck was an original . Physically he is no longer with us but his personal contributions coupled with his magnetic yet humble charm will always fill our memories thus he will,always be with us ! Love and peace my friend !
Ann Kerstetter
We had wonderful times my friend and you will truly be missed R.I.P
George and Lara Griffin
RIP buddy, you will be missed by many, God bless...
Julie Potts
Deepest symphony Dottie and Diane. I will always remember Rick as a handsome young man with a twinkle in his eye. May God Bless.
Maggie Deihl Darhower

Our Sincerest and deepest sympathies and prayers to the family at this very sad time. We shall miss him.
Harry and Nadine Aves

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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