Dennis R. Kirkpatrick

04/14/1956 – 02/29/2020

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

– 2 Corinthians 4:18

Dennis R. Kirkpatrick, 63, of Carlisle and formerly of Shermans Dale, died Saturday, February 29, 2020 in UPMC Carlisle Hospital.
He was born April 14, 1956 at Carlisle Hospital to Raymond and Martha (Brownawell) Kirkpatrick.
Dennis was a 1975 graduate of West Perry High School.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two brothers,  David and Raymond both of Shermans Dale; two sisters, Cynthia Houseman of Shermans Dale and Sherry Sheffer of New Bloomfield.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Kirkpatrick. (1999)
Dennis was very close to his family and enjoyed spending time and visiting with them.
He was especially fond of his special aunt, Grace Zeigler that he visited often.  He participated in Special Olympics and worked briefly at CIT Mechanicsburg.  He was involved in a weekly “Alternative” program in Carlisle.  He will be remembered for his pleasant personality and the kindness and concern he showed towards everyone.
He was fond of “old western movies”, especially Bonanza.  His favorite western stars were John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.


A viewing will be held from 10AM til noon on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in the Boyer Family Funeral Home, New Bloomfield.  Burial will follow in Reiber’s Church Cemetery, Shermans Dale. 
The Boyer Family is honored to handle the arrangements for the Kirkpatrick Family.

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