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Janet L. Perkins

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On March 28, 2020 @ 1:28 pm In Obituaries | 5 Comments

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Janet L. Perkins, 71, of Millersville, PA, entered the presence of her Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, March 20, 2020 at home. She was the loving wife of Harry J. Perkins.

She was born in Lancaster, PA to the late J. Marlin and Naomi (Oberholtzer) Rhoads.

She graduated from Hempfield High School and sang in the Manheim Area Chorus as a young person.

Janet lived on several farms where her father was a tenant farmer in West Hempfield, PA.

She was a member of Calvary Church since her marriage in 1971. She enjoyed hiking, bird watching, enjoying nature, trips to Sandy Cove, Jersey Shore, Rock Hall, MD, and Elk Neck State Forest, MD. She also did, and was good at, putting together puzzles.

She is survived by her husband and daughters, Karen Sue, of Lancaster, and Anita wife of Jason Witmer of Ephrata, two grandchildren, Justin and Adam Witmer of Ephrata, sisters Linda wife of Steve McClain of Marticville, and Lois wife of Bob Murr of Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her parents and by a sister, Shirley Ann Phipps.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date at Calvary Church. Interment at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Fund at Calvary Church.

Condolences for the family of “Janet L. Perkins”

Condolence from Steve Robinson on March 31st, 2020 9:24 am

Harry…My deepest sympathies to you..with the loss of your wife. She was a strong believer..and she will spend eternity with The Lord. May you rest in the promisises that were made by God in HIS WORD..and believe that someday you both will be together in heaven…for eternity. Again sorry to hear about your loss. Your friend…Steve Robinson

Condolence from Tom Patrick on March 31st, 2020 2:32 pm

To Janet’s family,
I am saddened by the news of her departure, though someone with such a sweet and caring disposition will enjoy her time ahead in the company of angels. I attended high school at Hempfield with Janet and we were in the same home room (alphabetically close) and though I have not seen her in person for more than 50 years, I can still see her warm smile. I send my prayers and deepest sympathies and condolences to Janet’s entire family and will keep you in my prayers.
Tom Patrick

Condolence from Terry and Sharon Baker on April 1st, 2020 10:59 am

Our prayers for you have been for joy in the time of your sorrow and peace in the middle of the storm. May God bless you with His amazing love and peace.
“He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation.
Psalm 24:5

Condolence from Gail Huber on April 1st, 2020 1:11 pm

Dear Harry and family,
Nevin and I want to extend our sympathies to you as you adjust to life without Janet. Knowing she is with the Lord is a comfort , but there is always sadness and grief.
“As a mother comforts her child,
so will I comfort you………” Isaiah 66:13
Under His wing with you,
Gail Huber [Nevin, too]

Condolence from Eileen Hodgen on April 3rd, 2020 8:45 am

So sorry for the loss of your sister, Linda McLain . What a difficult time this can be. I am praying for you and the rest of your family.
Love, Eileen Hodgen Turning Point class

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