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Rommel N. Canonizado, 32, of Carlisle, died Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Harrisburg Hospital. He was born on Friday, April 14, 1978, in Castillejas, Philippines, a son of Evelyn Y. (Navalta) Thomas and his step-father, Tod Thomas of Carlisle.

He was a 1994 graduate of St. Nicholas Academy, Castillejas, Philippines and S. T. I. College, also in the Philippines.  He   was a Hi-Lift operator at Giant Distribution in Carlisle. Rommel enjoyed playing guitar.

In addition to his mother and step-father, Rommel is survived by his wife of 11 years, Mellany V. (Gamulo) Canonizado, his brother, Samuel Billingsley of Mechanicsburg, two sisters; Baby Lyn Canonizado of Arendtsville and Marie Shoff of Carlisle, his maternal grandmother, Angelina Navalta of the Philippines and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A prayer service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. William C. Forrey officiating. Burial will be private. Viewing will be held from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.

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I am so very sorry for your loss. Rommel was a wonderful man, always ready with a smile.  He will be missed greatly.  Prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.

Kristina Fohringer

Rommel was the type of guy, that on a crappy day you would want around. He could always make you laugh! At Giant he and i would have a song on the Radio, i wear my cheap sunglasses! My prayers go out to his family. He will be greatly missed!!!! Love you man


Condolence to magz, mellany.  So shock and so sad to hear this news about rommel., Rommel is a jolly person,always ready to smile.,Rommel's memory will remains here in our hearts and mind.,

May Cabigon and The Cabigon Family, San Jose Castillejos Zambales

Oh Baby  I'm so sorry  to hear of your loss  He will live on in the memories He of those He touched  best a wishes  love & peace  may god bless  work wally

Jeff Cowan


I love you Kuya!  I always will!


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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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