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St. Patrick Church
Saturday February 22nd, 2020
9:30am - 11:00am

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday February 22nd, 2020

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Jeffrey Rudolph

Jeffrey W. Rudolph, 70, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in the UPMC Harrisburg surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Robert Norman and Doris (Snader) Rudolph on November 7, 1949 in Carlisle, PA.

Jeff graduated from Boiling Springs High School, class of 1967 where he excelled in track and played football. He attended Kutztown College, Holyoke College and HACC. Jeff served in the United States Air Force and completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX. He was a military Air Force policeman and served his country proudly during the Vietnam War from 1969 until 1970. After he was honorably discharged  in 1972, he served his community by working in law enforcement. Jeff continued his career at the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department and Carlisle Police Department before he became a North Middleton Township Police Officer. He later became the Chief of Police and served the citizens of the township in 1980 until 2011. Jeff was a lifetime member of the Boiling Springs VFW Post 885, where he was commander for several years, NRA, FOP, PA Association of Police Chiefs and St. Patrick Church, Carlisle.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Laurie (Craighead) Rudolph; children, Julie Kirk, Jason Rudolph and Jamie Aungst and husband Aaron; and grandchildren, Allison and Emily Kirk, Nayden, Bryson and Kyler Rudolph, and Aubrey and Brinley Aungst. Also surviving are close in-laws, Shawn Kirk and Dana Rudolph, several nieces, nephews, cousins and his best friend, golden retriever, Luke. He was predeceased by sister, Sandra K. Stone.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM in St. Patrick Church, 85 Marsh Dr., Carlisle, PA 17015 with the Rev. Tiburtius-Raja as celebrant. A visitation will be held at 9:30 AM until the time of service and private inurnment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Craighead House, PO Box 335, Boiling Springs, PA 17007, St. Patrick Church, or ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090. Arrangements are being handled by Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065. Please visit www.hollingerfuneralhome.com for condolences to the family.

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Laurie you and the family have my deepest sympathy for the passing of Jeff.  He will be missed. He was like a brother to me . We were friends for most our lives. I regret that i won't  be able to attend the service. God Bless you all .

Jacob Baker Feb 22 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Rudolph

jdonnelly2130@comcast.net Feb 20 2020 12:00 AM

Laurie and Family,  Sincere sympathies and blessings to you.  Ron and Cindy Wilson

rwcw13@hotmail.com Feb 16 2020 12:00 AM

Laurie and family,  wish we could be there Saturday to honor Jeff with you.  Such heartbreaking times.Carl and Barb Cecil.

Barbara Cecil Feb 16 2020 12:00 AM

To Laurie and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Jeff was always so kind to me at Boiling Springs.

Cathy Cornman Paxton Feb 15 2020 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to Laurie and the family. Jeff was a good man in many ways and will be missed. May he rest in peace.

Jim Kennedy Feb 15 2020 12:00 AM

Jeff was a good friend both on the job and socially.May God bless his soul and be present in Laurie and the remaining family He will be missed

Dick Smith Feb 15 2020 12:00 AM

Memories of Jeff and Laurie go way back to childhood.  My thoughts are with the family.

Sharon Long Feb 15 2020 12:00 AM

To the Rudolph Family, Jeff was a wonderful person.  You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

Robert and Linda Markley Feb 15 2020 12:00 AM

To the Rudolph family, may God's Love and His peace which transcends our human understanding guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. With condolences and deep appreciation for Jeff's honorable and faithful service in defense of freedom.

Jerry Martin Feb 9 2020 12:00 AM

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