FINKSBURG, Md. — Sarah Jayne Orton, 5, of Finksburg, Md., died on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Johns Hopkins Medical Center.
Born May 15, 2008, in Towson, Md., she was the daughter of Chad Edward and Kendra Jayne Orton.
Sarah was a Kindergarten student at Mechanicsville Elementary School. She enjoyed swimming and playing with her dolls. She especially enjoyed playing with her big sister Emily. She was always smiling, taking care of everyone she knew and experiencing life to the fullest. Her favorite "color" was rainbow and her wish was to be a princess.
She is survived by her parents and her sister Emily Kathryne Orton of Finksburg; maternal grandparents Roger and Diana Murray of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; paternal grandparents Bruce and Deborah Orton of Richford, N.Y; aunts and uncles Caren and Brian Laundree of Keeseville, N.Y., and Nicole and Jason Mathews of Candor, N.Y. Surviving cousins are Patrick Sargent, Tristan and Brielle Laundree all of Keeseville, N.Y. She is also survived by two great-grandmothers, and extended family in New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Tennessee and Florida.
She was predeceased by her Aunt Kate Murray and great-grandparents.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster, Md., where a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in her memory, to the Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136 or to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, 1800 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21287. Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuner alhome.com.