Obituaries

Curtis “Jalen” Harris, 23

November 30, 2017

Curtis “Jalen” Harris, 23, of East Petersburg, passed away November 30, 2017. He was born January 25, 1994, the son of Jennifer L. Wilson, East Petersburg, and Curtis M. Harris, Lancaster. Jalen graduated from Hempfield High School in 2012 and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University in 2016.

Jalen was a junior finance analyst by trade, and an avid home chef. He was an incredibly hardworking young man who strived each and every day to achieve his goals.

Jalen was generous to a fault, he had a heart of gold, yet he sugar coated nothing. Always a class act, Jalen always kept his family and friends laughing.

Jalen was a great brother to his siblings, Aubri, Jordan, Stephanie, Alezia, Isiah, Jazmyn, Noah, and Nicholas and uncle to his niece and nephew Kamryn and Brycen.

Curtis “Jalen” Harris leaves behind to remember his all too short life, too many family and friends to name here. He was loved by so many and the memory of his life will continue to inspire and encourage everyone who knew him to never stop pursuing their dreams.

Memorial Services for Jalen will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, 1290 Fruitville Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 5-7pm and the service will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent to the Hempfield Youth Association Scholarship Fund, PO Box 152, Landisville, Pa 17538.

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January 04, 2018

My condolences to the Family. My prayers are with the Family and Jalen may he Rest In Peace.  Jalen was a remarkable person when I knew him just as a young boy for a short period of time.  Jalen you will be missed dearly.

December 07, 2017

I am so extremely sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved Jalen. Our prayers are with you. Bishop Brian Harris Please let me know if there’s anything I can do.
Evangelist Antoinette Houston….Sacramento, Ca

December 06, 2017

Though a star may cease to be, its light continues with us. May God comfort you beyond your asking.
Dr. Dorothy Watson Tatem,
EPA, the United Methodist Church

December 06, 2017

Praying with you family! Remember God is a COMFORTER! Sis. V Lewis from Emmanuel Temple Apostolic Church Vallejo, CA

December 06, 2017

Jen,  I was so sorry to hear this news about Jalen.  I didn’t know him but I felt like I did since you spoke of him so fondly & so often.  I just want you to know that I’m praying for you & your family.  Stay strong & have faith!  Warmly,  Lisa Fields

December 06, 2017

May angels be with you all during this difficult time. Dont know you all but the accident happened close by our home and it was the saddest, sobering news and our hearts are just breaking at the thought of your loss. ~our prayers, from the Fisher Family

December 06, 2017

Curtis was in my training class here at Vanguard. We all became so close. He was always making us laugh. He was so smart and always a pleasure to work with. You will be missed by our group so much. Prayers to his family and friends during this time. Things will not be the same.
-Sara H

December 06, 2017

Our prayers go out to the Harris family.
Sincerely, Joe & Melanie Gargano

December 06, 2017

Jenni, There could be no better mother than you. You raised Jalen with such grace, determination, and strength. You gave to the world a generous, caring, compassionate, humerous, intelligent, succesful young man. You were his number one fan. There could be no words to erase this pain, but I’ll walk with you in the heartbreak, and Jalen will always be by your side to comfort you through your sorrow. Love you best friend. Heidi
 

December 05, 2017

Jenni, Curtis, and the entire family, thinking of you all and wishing you moments of peace and comfort during this most difficult time. Our hearts go out to you in remembering your precious boy. ♡ With our deepest sympathy, Heidi & Forrest

December 05, 2017

Curtis, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Lisa Hall (Velazquez) & Family

December 05, 2017

My condolences and prayers are with you all. Rest in peace Curtis! Love Jennifer M. 

December 05, 2017

Jen and Family,
My heart is broken for your loss.  There are no words, but know that many are praying for you.  Stay strong in faith and lean on others to keep lifting you during this difficult time.
Alicia Motter

December 05, 2017

My prayers are with you. May the Lord comfort you during this time. 
Evangelist Lottie Stearne
Vallejo, Ca

December 05, 2017

My deepest sympanthies to your entire family during this difficult time.  I am a fellow colleague and friend of Denise Jones and she relayed this unfortunate news to me last week.  Prayers to all during this time and days to come.  Gone too soon, but it sounds like Jalen touched many lives by those around him.  
Lisa Rae Juby

December 05, 2017

Jordan,
The entire West District – EPA UMC, is praying for your family during this difficult time. 

December 05, 2017

On behalf of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, please accept our deepest condolences on your tragic loss.  We will be keeping all of you in our prayers, today and in the days to come.  
Bishop Peggy A. Johnson

December 05, 2017

My dearest God-brother, I’m so sorry to hear about the lost of your nephew. Please know myself along with the entire Shelton family are praying for you and with you. – Sis. Carlita Lawson

December 05, 2017

Our deepest condolences to you & the family.
Pastor Harold and Old  Path Miracle Cathedral is praying for you.

December 04, 2017

Prayers to his family!

December 04, 2017

My deepest condolences for the whole family. It’s so tragic but I pray everyone keep their heads up through this trying time. One love to all of ya.
Leon Robinson Sr

December 04, 2017

Isiah, I am so sorry for you and your family. Your brother sounds like such an amazing young man who left this world way too soon. 

December 04, 2017

Curtis, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  So very Sorry for your loss.  Cheryl Whitehead

December 04, 2017

Our condolences to Jen and the family. As a mother I kno what ur going thro, and my heart aches for u. Ronnie and I will be stopping in at the church on Wednesday. Again our thoughts and prayers go out to u and the family while u go thro this difficult time. Love Linda and Ronnie Frybe4ger

December 04, 2017

Praying for your family during this deep and precious loss. May the Lord comfort your hearts. Sis. LaTanya Jones 

December 04, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family! Praying for God’s Grace to comfort you in this time of sorrow.
Bishop David C Foster, Sr. And the Greater Grace Worship Center family.

December 04, 2017

My condolences 

December 04, 2017

Deepest sympathy to the family and loved ones you left behind. Just a terrible tragedy. Curtis we be missed by so many. 
-Emory

December 04, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you! My son went to school with Jalen and said he was a nice guy! Praying for your comfort and know he is safely in the arms of the lord. 
Crystal franklin

December 04, 2017

Jalen’s family and friends, I didnt know him,however, he looks like a fine young man. Made something of himself. Large family too. I hope he packed a lot of life into those 23 years. I’m sorry to see what the world lost with his passing. I was inspired,just by his picture. Donation will be made in his name. My guess is that he would want you to be strong and celebrate the time he was here, to love you all.
                     John L.

December 04, 2017

Jennifer, Curtis and Family,
The entire Origlio (Reading and Philly) family are praying that God grant you comfort in his presence during this most difficult time. 
Mike Sadowski and the entire Origlio Company

December 04, 2017

Dear Jen and family,
We were shocked and saddened to hear the news of Jalen’s sudden passing.  You are all in our thoughts and prayers.  Be strong and hold on to the wonderful memories you have — they will help you through this very difficult time.  
Peggy & Steve Safarik (old Relo Dept. at CB)

December 04, 2017

Dear Family and Friends,
It was truly a pleasure knowing Curtis because he was just a kind-hearted person! His presencce will be greatly missed! You will be in my prayers!
– Joanne Butler

December 04, 2017

Our condolences and prayers to the Harris family.
Sincerely,
Curtis’ Randstad and Vanguard Crewmates

December 04, 2017

I met Curtis once and had the pleasure of teaching him some processes at VG. Curtis was a promising associate and well liked by all.  Your family at Vanguard, especially those that sat around you, will miss you dearly with our thoughts going out to his family.

December 04, 2017

Dear Curtis and Family,
Our deepest thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.  May God comfort you during this difficult time.  You are in our thoughts and prayers!
Steve Marinos and the entire staff at Cravings Gourmet Deli

December 04, 2017

My condolences to this entire family! My thoughts and prayers are with you. 
 

December 04, 2017

My heart goes out to you.  -Stephanie

December 04, 2017

May you can find peace in this difficult time – may your family and friends bring you comfort and may your memories keep him close to your hearts.
Leah Mann (Donnelley Financial Services)

December 04, 2017

My Sincerest and deepest Condolences to the family…. my prayer for you is that the Lord will comfort you through his people, as well as through His personal presence.
Sincerely,
Shannon Butler-La’coot &Family
 

December 04, 2017

My heart goes out to your family

December 04, 2017

Dear Family of Curtis “Jalen” Harris.  My heart aches for you in the loss of the one you call son and brother.  I’m praying that God will comfort you and sustain you as you “pick up the pieces” and seek to go on.
Sincerely,
Hilda Zook (Paradise, PA) 

December 04, 2017

We are deeply saddened by your loss. Sending our sincere condolences and prayers. May God give your family the strength needed to get you through these tough times. – With Love The Brown Family

December 04, 2017

My prayers to the family and friends for the loss of this special man.   May you find comfort in the memories that you shared.  He will be one beautiful angel looking after all of you.  

December 04, 2017

Prayers to the family.

December 04, 2017

Our deepest sympathy and prayers for you and your family, we love you and know that we are praying for you. Know that he is in perfect Peace!
Carol A. Haywood-Chitala

December 04, 2017

So sorry to hear of Curtis’ passing.  My thoughts and prayers are with the family.  

December 04, 2017

Curtis my deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sincerely,  Dee Romero

December 04, 2017

My heart was broken to hear of the loss of this young man. May God give you comfort in this hard time.  Praying for you and your family..soar high Jaylen💕
Mrs Minnie Jackson  Midlothian,VA
 

December 03, 2017

I only worked with Curtis for a short while but I still wish to express my deepest sympathies to his family, friends, and everyone whose life was touched by this young man.  As a parent, I cannot begin to imagine how painful this must be right now and my thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.

Visitation
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Faith United Methodist Church
1290 Fruitville Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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1290 Fruitville Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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