Lily Metropolis, 28, Warwick grad, Red Sox and Patriots fan, compassionate and giving

By on December 14, 2016

Lily Metropolis, 28, daughter of Steve and Nancy (Henderson) Metropolis, died at her home on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016.

Born in Lancaster, she grew up and was a lifelong resident of Lititz. She graduated from Warwick High School and continued her education at Harrisburg Community College.

Lily had a passion in sports for the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots, which she maintained among fans of other teams. She also enjoyed fishing, gaming at a casino, and lived her life to the fullest she was able. Lily had a wonderful, compassionate, and giving nature.

While she was in rehab, she was very encouraging for others to break their addictions and stay with treatment. Lily died from an opiate overdose following her challenge to overcome her addiction. Through her valiant attempts to break through, her spirit can now be at peace, and the real Lily will be missed with cherished memories.

She is survived by her cherished five-year-old son: Braden Metropolis of Lititz; her parents: Steve and Nancy Metropolis of Lititz; one brother: Samuel Metropolis of Lititz; two uncles: Carl Henderson, and his wife Bea, of Dallas, Texas; Curt Henderson, and his wife Melody, of Magnolia, Mass.; two aunts: Jane Wells, and her husband Tim of Natick, Mass.; and Emily Taft and her husband Mike, of Georgetown, Mass.; her grandmother: Georgia Metropolis of Peabody, Mass.; paternal uncles: Andy Metropolis and Bill Metropolis, both of Peabody, Mass.; and several aunts, uncles, and many cousins.

A memorial service was held Dec. 13 at Crossroads Community Fellowship Church, Lititz.

Memorial contributions may be made in Lily’s memory to Bowling Green Brandywine Treatment Center, 1375 Newark Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at snyderfuneralhome.com.

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