Janie Marie Lovejoy, 25, of Dillsburg passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Holy Spirit Hospital. Janie transitioned peacefully into the loving arms of her maternal grandparents and paternal grandmother.
Janie was born Jan, 14, 1992 in Harrisburg Hospital.
She is survived by her father Kelly Lovejoy of Dillsburg; her mother Terry Lovejoy of Mechanicsburg; brother, Jesse Lovejoy of Dillsburg; paternal grandfather, George W. Lovejoy of Mechanicsburg; maternal step-grandmother, Doris Murphy of Marietta; aunts and uncles Mike and Doris Murphy, Mike Lovejoy, Tim and Patty Shannon, Kim Lovejoy and Barb Ferrell; in addition to many caring, loving cousins.
Janie shared her mother’s passion for reading and loved having animals around her. She previously worked as a server and in retail sales, was an avid track and field fan and an excellent runner. She also was a member of the soccer and field hockey teams at Northern High School. Janie was a baptized Catholic and a Brownie and member of Penn Laurel Troop 783.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
For years Janie had battled an opioid addiction that ultimately ended her life's journey. Janie's life has ended in tragedy for her and those who loved her; it is the family's wish that perhaps her story may help those struggling in the throes of addiction.
Donations in Janie's memory may be made to York/Adams County Drug and Alcohol Commission, 100 West Market Street, York, Pa. 17401-1332.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday September 14, 2017 at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Friday September 15, 2017 at the funeral home with the Rev. Samuel I. Dubois officiating. Burial will follow in Rolling Green Cemetery.