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Janet M. Palmer

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Janet M. Palmer, 65, of Carlisle, passed to eternal life on Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.  She was born on Nov. 6, 1948, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late William H. Palmer, III and Henrietta L. (Jackson) Palmer.

She attended Carlisle High School and had worked at Dickinson College in food service for many years.  She was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle.  Janet loved cooking and watching soap operas.

She is survived by one son, Andre M. Palmer of Carlisle, one daughter, Vanessa Glass of Newark, NJ, five brothers; Thomas A. (Ruth) Palmer, Wayne E. Palmer, Charles E. (Suellen) Palmer and William (Marsha) Owens, all of Carlisle and Albert Owens of Springfield, VA, four sisters; Margaret A. Palmer and Gwendolyn F. Palmer, both of Carlisle and Dorothy M. Palmer-Grimes and husband, Victor of Woodbridge, VA and Annette P. Buchanan of Miami, FL, five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by brother, Kenneth W. Palmer, sister, Brenda J. Palmer and two nephews; Ahmaud W. Palmer and William H. Palmer, IV.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at 12:00 noon in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Daniel B. Keys officiating.  Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.  A viewing will be on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services.  Memorials may be made in Janet’s name to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2040 Linglestown Road, Ste. 104, Harrisburg, PA 17110. 

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To the Family of the late Sis. Janet Palmer, I send my heartfelt sympathy and Prayer that the Lord will provide what is needed at this difficult time. As a member of the Deaconess Board of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Carlisle, we LOVE THE SMILE she gave us after we finished TALKING, PRAYING AND SINGING to
HER. She is safe in the ARMS OF JESUS.
In the Love of Jesus,
Deaconess Mary Lee Scott

We send our sincere condolences the entire Palmer family. We loved Janet and the Lord loved her more. I thank the Lord for giving her peace. I thank him for our childhood and adult years together. May the Lord give the family peace and heal your hearts, because the time you had with Janet was a blessing. We all loved her and will truly miss her. You were special to me Jane, and I will never forget our time together as friends. I'm forever grateful for times I was able to help you. I pray one day we'll be together again walking arm in arm like we always did.

Mariann Petty

My sympathy goes out to you and your family on Janet's passing. May you keep her in your heart with all the memories thru the years.

Sandy Frownfelter Landis, Carlisle High School class of 67


To the Palmer family especially Janet's children, know your mother was a blessing and truly a beautiful person. May God continue to watch over you and comfort you during this difficult time. Always remember
she loved you venessa & Andre, her children, and all of her siblings and all of her family. Her life was truly a life cut short. May God comfort you all during this difficult time.

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Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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