Janet  Oliver
Janet Oliver

March 27, 1958 - March 1, 2019
Born in Philadelphia
Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Janet Irene Oliver was born on March 27, 1958 to the late Woodrow Patterson and Ila Mae Oliver in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Janet was the youngest child to both of her parents.
The West Philadelphia native was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System. She attended W. C. Longstreth Elementary, Shaw Middle and Bartram High School.
Janet was a hard working woman who dedicated most of her life to caring and providing for her children. She always held down some type of employment. In her younger years, while her children were still in school, Janet started her self-employed cleaning services. She provided her cleaning services to a list of regular clients who grew to love and appreciate her as a hard dedicated worker. Janet moved on from her self-employed cleaning services when she got a job as a cook at the Loving Care Women’s Center Shelter. Her devotedness and commitment to her work lead to a 20 year tenure and the position of head chef and manager.
In the summer of the year 2000, Janet met the love of her life, Joseph William Adens. The two dated for three years before they made it official and married on July 17, 2004. She finally felt like she had been blessed wither soulmate.
Some of Janet’s hobbies were traveling with her husband. She also enjoyed vacationing with her grandchildren. Every summer she would take them to Ocean City Maryland. She also enjoyed shopping, cooking, going to plays, meeting up with friends, and most of all spending quality time with her family.
It was no surprise that Janet’s untimely death saddened so many people. She was the type of person that welcomed you into her heart. She loved and disciplined many of you as if you were one of her own.
Janet was preceded in death by: her parents; mother-in-law, Dorothy Adens; and her daughter, Danielle Booker.
She leaves to cherish her memory and love: her husband, Joseph William Adens; three children, Lakaisha Oliver, John Oliver and Patrina Booker; three step-children, Jonae Adens, Joseph Adens III and Briden Sims; two sons-in-law, Michael Spivey and Sidiqq Pringles; one daughter-in-law, Ameena Gatewood; nine grandchildren, John Jr., Janiya, Jyeer, Milan, Mariah, Dillon, Jennah, Amirah and Doneerah; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Zandra Oliver, Francine Gilbert and Rhodene Oliver; three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law; and ahost of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

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Sharon Baptist Church
3955 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA US 19131
Friday, March 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sharon Baptist Church
3955 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA US 19131
Friday, March 8, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Fernwood Cemetery
6501 Baltimore Avenue
Fernwood, PA US 19050
Friday, March 8, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM