Rafael Vazquez

Rafael “Raf” Vazquez, 24, affectionately known as “Big Guy” of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born on April 5, 1994 in Harrisburg and is a son of Domingo Vazquez, II and Brenda L. Stone of Harrisburg.

Rafael was self-employed doing handy man services in the Carlisle area. He enjoyed sports, riding his motorcycle, fishing, bowling and taking care of his family.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his fiance, Kayla Nickerson, one son, Dante Vazquez at home, one step-son, Kayden Nickerson at home, two brothers; Domingo Vazquez, III and Juan C. Vazquez both of Harrisburg, four sisters; Leticia, Raquel and Mercedes Vazquez all of Harrisburg and Leighanna Vazquez of Newville, maternal grandmother, Gloria Snyde of Dillsburg, maternal grandfather, Morris Stone of Wellsville, paternal grandfather, Domingo Vazquez of Chambersburg, two uncles, one aunt and two nephews.

A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Pastor Dennis Holley officiating. Burial will be Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Contributions may be made to: https://www.gofundme.com/p9bdkm-rafaels-funeral. www.Since1853.com.