Julia A. Brown age 91 died December 3, 2019 at Absolut Care of Gasport. She was born August 28, 1928, a daughter of the late Peter and Frances (Tomasello) Martelli in Buffalo and had lived in the Middleport area all of her life where she loved living.
Julia loved working at Medina Memorial Hospital where she retired after many years. She enjoyed going to Darrell’s Restaurant, crafts, knitting, crocheting, and sewing; she owned and operated Country Charm Fabrics. Another love of Julia’s was dancing, especially at weddings; her favorites were the Jitterbug and Charleston.
Julia was predeceased by her husband Robert, whom she married in 1948; children Dennis, David, Debra and Anne Brown; son-in-law Jim Coughenour; siblings Carmella (Angelo) Tomasello, Anna (Leonard) Tomasello, Helen (Santo) Tomasello, Frank Martelli, Mary Martelli. She is survived by her daughters Linda (Steve) Walsh, Kathy Coughenour; grandchildren Richard and David Wisniewski, Michele (James) Kennedy, Michael Wisniewski, Jennifer (Gerry, Jr.) Perkins, Ann (Jordan) Branch, Felicia Coughenour; great-grandchildrn Gianna and Elina Wisniewski, Sarah, Josh, Zachary, Nicholas and Madelyn Kennedy, Reanna Perkins, Jordana Branch, daughter-in-law Regina Brown; sister-in-law Carmella Martelli; dear friends Lynn Bullen, Sylvia Mountain; many nieces, nephews, cousins and great neighbors.
The family will receive friends at the Bates, Wallace and Heath Funeral Home, 38 State Street, Middleport NY Friday on December 6th from 2-4 & 6-8 where her Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 10:00am. Burial will be in Hartland Cemetery.
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