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Richard Nelson Yorlets, 83, of Carlisle, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 4, 2011, at the Carlisle Regional Medical Center. He was born on Wednesday, October 26, 1927, in Carlisle, a son of the late George S. and Rosie J. (Shughart) Yorlets, and was married to the late Martha G. (Rotz) Yorlets, who died March 26, 1985. 

Richard served as a Sergeant in the US. Army during the Korean War with the 25thDivision, 35thRegiment and was awarded the Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and the Combat Infantry Badge. While serving in the military, he was a communication technician. Richard was the proud owner and operator of Yorlets Mower and Saw since 1962, in Carlisle, and was formerly employed at Karper and Gates. He was a member of the First Church of God, Carlisle and a life member of the National Rifle Association. Richard was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors.

He is survived by two sons; Gerry L. (and his wife, Cathy) Yorlets of Carlisle and Joseph L. (and his wife, Pam) Yorlets of Newville, one daughter, Lori A. (and her husband, John) Killinger of Carlisle, one sister, Velva Mentzer of Carlisle, one granddaughter, Jennifer (and her husband, Jared) Washburn of Etters, one great-grandson, James Washburn and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Richard is also survived by his loving and devoted companion of 19 years, Marlene Grove of New Kingstown. He was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Yorlets Raudabaugh.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, in the First Church of God, 705 Glendale St., Carlisle, with Rev. D. Alan Mathna officiating. Burial with military honors by Cumberland Valley Honor Guard will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Viewing will be on Tuesday from 6 - 8:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle and on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until time of the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to his church.

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Sorry to hear about your dad he was such a wonderful person. Our hearts go out to you

Diane McClead

To the family I send my prayers and condolences and may you have strong memories kept in your hearts to go on in life and remember him daily. GOD BLESS and TAKE CARE

Karen Williams

So sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. He was a wonderful man and and great friend and helper to us, he will be sadly missed by all, god bless.

John and Janice Scott

Our prayers are with you. Rich will be missed by all that knew him but the memories he left us will last forever. 

Earl Garman Jr and Family

So sorry for your loss of a loving & kind father, companion and friend.

Kathy Righter

To all of the family, you have our deepest condolence. Dick will be missed by lots, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, we are here for you. God Bless and Love, Kathy,

Roger, Shawn Hedrick and family
Kathy Hedrick

Yorletts Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Rich was a good friend and neighbor.
God Bless,

Erik & Sylvia Thompson

Our condolences go out to you and your family. God Bless

Dave and Lois Yarlett

I would like to send my deepest sympathy to Gerry and Cathy during their loss of a loved one, you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Bev Fraker

 We are so sorry to hear that Rich passed. He was a wonderful man and his family was very important to him. He always had a smile, laugh, and a kind word to offer. We will miss seeing him in church.
Becky and Dale Barclay

To Maureen and the family, our deepest sympathy. We will long remember Dick's sense of humor and story telling around the camp fire at Pine Grove during the family camp outs years ago. He will be missed by so many. You remain in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

The Farner's - Ginny, Glenda & Melvin and the family

Jerry sorry to hear about dad, I didnt know him that well but he and my oldest brother used to pal around in there younger days.  He was well known for his mower shop.  Gods speed.

Mark Clippinger

Gerry and Cathy, Lori and John

Dave and I want to wish our deepest condolences to your families. To lose your father is a deep loss, keep the memories fresh in your hearts and he will always be with you.

Dave and Voni Mitchell

 We were shocked and saddened to hear of Dick's passing. We'll always remember his good nature, telling great stories, and being a fantastic neighbor! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Cyndi and Ro Petrovich

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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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