Julia A. Ozimek Zapolski, age 94, passed away Thursday September 13, 2018 at Barnabas Court North. She was born in Waterford, PA, December 8, 1923, a daughter of the late Peter and Mary Morowa Ozimek.
She is survived by her two daughters, Jeanette Case and her husband David of Georgetown, TX, Melissa Procter and her husband Greg of Youngsville, PA, her six grandchildren, Julia Aldridge (Larry), David Case (Kelly), Douglas Case (Laura),
Dean Procter, Owen Procter and Sharon Zapolski and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers. Lawrence Ozimek, Peter Ozimek and his wife Patty, a sister Pauline Dubowski along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph R. Zaploski, Sr, two sons, Joseph R. Zapolski, Jr. and Thomas Zapolski and her sister Victoria Olowin.
Julia was a graduate of Cambridge Springs High School. She was a member of Our Lady of Peace R. C. Church. She was a proud member of Bishop Gannon’s Guild.
Julia loved to dance with her husband, especially Polkas. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, sewing and cooking. She was an avid camper. Julia loved shopping, especially for shoes.
However, her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Friends may call at the Mark G. Razanauskas Funeral Home 701 East Avenue, Erie, Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. where a prayer service will be conducted Wednesday morning at 9:25 followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Peace Church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation 1001 State St. # 502, Erie, PA 16501.