She is survived by her husband of 65 years. Janet and Dean grew up in York County, and lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Iowa, Nebraska, Michigan, and Indiana. She was a stay at home mom while raising their three children, then back to secretarial duties, and an optometrist at Boscovs to keep busy.
In addition, to her parents and grandparents, Janet was predeceased by daughter, Dena Lyn Gladfelter; brothers, William and Robert Harper; and sisters, Thelma Swift and Betty Remsburg.
Janet grew up a member of the Union Lutheran Church of York, and held dual membership at New Paris Church of the Bretheran, and United Methodist Church of Christ in Jacobus at time of death.
After cremation her ashes will be interred in Jacobus UMCC cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. at Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 East Market Street, York. Rev. Geraldine Godfrey will be officating. Visitation will be held from 4-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make your donations to Christ United Methodist, 200 N Main St, Jacobus, Pa or New Paris Church of the Brethren, 68170 Co Rd 23, New Paris, IN, 46553.